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Albion Keith Parris (January 19, 1788February 11, 1857) was an American politician and jurist of Maine. Parris, who sought office both as a Democrat and Republican at varying times in his career, served in many elected and appointed positions throughout this life, including state legislator, U.S. Senator, Governor, state Supreme Court judge, and mayor. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Politics of the United States of America takes place in a framework of a presidential republic... A jurist is a professional who studies, develops, applies or otherwise deals with the law. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto; French is also an administrative language) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...


Parris was born in Hebron, Maine, then a part of Massachusetts. His father, Samuel, was from Massachusetts and has been one of the first settlers of the town following the American Revolutionary War. His cousin was Virgil Delphini Parris, also a politician. Parris entered Dartmouth College in 1803, graduating in 1806. He later studied law and was admitted to the bar, beginning practice in 1809 in Paris, Maine. In 1810, he married Sarah Whitman, the eldest daughter of the Reverend Levi Whitman of Wellfleet. He had three daughters and two sons (including Albion Woodbury Small), all of who survived him. Hebron is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, Dutch Republic, Spain, American Indians Kingdom of Great Britain, German mercenaries, Loyalists, American Indians Commanders George Washington, Comte de Rochambeau, Nathanael Greene, Bernardo de Gálvez Sir William Howe, Sir Henry Clinton, Lord Cornwallis (more commanders) The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the... Dartmouth College is a private, coeducational university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... Paris is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Settled: 1724 â€“ Incorporated: 1775 Zip Code(s): 02667 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Albion Woodbury Small (May 11, 1854 - 1926) founded the first Department of Sociology in the USA at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1892. ...


In 1811, Parris became the Oxford County prosecutor. From 1813 to 1814, Parris served in the State House; from 1814 to 1816 he was a member of the State Senate. Location in the state of Maine Formed 1805 Seat South Paris Area  - Total  - Water 5,634 km² (2,175 mi²) 252 km² (97 mi²) 4. ... The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ... The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of Massachusetts. ...


On March 4, 1815, Parris began his term as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. On to February 3, 1818, he resigned to become a judge of the District Court of Maine, serving until 1820. In 1919, Parris was a delegate to the Maine constitutional convention. March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ...


On January 27, 1818, Parris was nominated by President James Monroe to become a probate judge for Cumberland County, to a seat vacated by David Sewall. The appointment was confirmed by the Senate on the next day, and Parris served as a judge until January 1, 1822, when he resigned to become the Governor. Parris served as Governor until 1827. January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... The presidential seal was first used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... James Monroe (April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was the fifth President of the United States (1817-1825), and the fourth Virginian to hold the office. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


That year, Parris was elected to the U.S. Senate, serving from March 4, 1827, to August 26, 1828, when he resigned to become a judge on the Maine Supreme Court. Parris served as a Supreme Court judge until 1836, he when became the Second Comptroller of the Treasury; Parris served in this position until 1850. The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Naval Battle of Navarino by Carneray 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1852, Parris became the mayor of Portland. He did not seek reelection and launched an unsuccessful bid in 1854 as a Democrat to become Governor; he was defeated by Anson P. Morrill. In his later years he was an active member of the High Street Church and a Sunday School teacher. He died at age 69 in Portland and was interred at the Western Cemetery. Nickname: The Forest City Country United States State Maine County Cumberland Settled 1632 Incorporated 1786 Mayor Nicholas Mavodones, Jr Area    - City 136. ... Sunday school, Indians and whites. ...


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Preceded by
Levi Hubbard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 20th congressional district

(Maine district)
March 4, 1815 - February 3, 1818
Succeeded by
Enoch Lincoln
Preceded by
Benjamin Ames
Governor of Maine
1822–1827
Succeeded by
Enoch Lincoln
Preceded by
John Holmes
United States Senator (Class 2) from Maine
March 4, 1827August 26, 1828
Served alongside: John Chandler
Succeeded by
John Holmes
Preceded by
Neal S. Dow
Mayor of Portland, Maine
1852
Succeeded by
J.B. Cahoon

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Albion K. Parris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (478 words)
Parris, who sought office both as a Democrat and Republican at varying times in his career, served in many elected and appointed positions throughout this life, including state legislator, U.S. Senator, Governor, state Supreme Court judge, and mayor.
On January 27, 1818, Parris was nominated by President James Monroe to become a probate judge for Cumberland County, to a seat vacated by David Sewall.
That year, Parris was elected to the U.S. Senate, serving from March 4, 1827, to August 26, 1828, when he resigned to become a judge on the Maine Supreme Court.
Albion Woodbury Small - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (240 words)
Albion Woodbury Small (May 11, 1854 - 1926) founded the first Department of Sociology in the USA at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1892.
He was influential on the establishment of sociology as a valid field of academic study.
Small was the son of Albion K. Parris and Thankful Lincoln Woodbury.
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