Governor Edmund S. Muskie

Edmund S. Muskie

DATE OF BIRTH:  March 28, 1914
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Rumford
DATE OF DEATH:  March 28, 1996
PLACE OF DEATH:  Washington, DC
PROFESSION:  Lawyer
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democrat
TERM IN OFFICE:  January 6, 1955 – January 3, 1959
FIRST LADY:  Jane Gray

QUOTE: This is no time to point an accusing finger at one segment of our society or another. It is a time for all levels of government to work together to solve our national water pollution problem.

Letter to Maine, January 1, 1964

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Lieutenant JG in U. S. Navy, State Representative, State Director of the Office of Price Stabilization, U. S. Senator, 1968 Democratic Nominee for Vice President, U. S. Secretary of State

FURTHER READING:

Apple, R.W., Jr.  “Edmund S. Muskie, 81, Dies.”  New York Times, March 27, 1996, p. D21.

Carter, Jimmy.  “Eulogy for Edmund Muskie, March 30, 1996,” as published in In Tribute, Eulogies of Famous People by Ted Tobias, Beverly Hills, 2001, pp. 116-120.

Lach, Edmund L., Jr.  “Edmund S. Muskie,” American National Biography, First Supplement, pp. 439-441.

Lippman, Theo, Jr. and Hanson, Donald C.  Muskie.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1971.

Modern Maine.  New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., 1951, Vol. 3, pp. 79-80.

Muskie, Edmund S.  Journeys.  New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972.

Nevin, David.  Muskie of Maine.  New York: Random House, 1972.

 

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