Governor Frederick H. Parkhurst

Frederick H. Parkhurst

DATE OF BIRTH:  November 5, 1864
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Unity
DATE OF DEATH:  January 31, 1921
PLACE OF DEATH:  Augusta
PROFESSION:  Lawyer, Businessman
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican
TERM IN OFFICE:  January 6, 1921 – January 31, 1921
FIRST LADY:  Dorothy Woodman

QUOTE: The record of Maine’s patriotic response to the call for service in the World War illumines one of the brightest pages in the history of our State.

The year 1920 will ever be remembered as the year in which full suffrage was granted to woman, whose presence in the electorate constitutes a potent force for good government.

Inaugural Address, January 6, 1921

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, State Senator, Chairman of Maine’s Liberty Loan campaign during World War I

FURTHER READING:

Kennebec Journal, Augusta, February 1, 1921

 

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