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Anson P. Morrill
Anson P. Morrill

Anson Peaslee Morrill (June 10, 1803July 4, 1887) was an American statesman. Born in 1803 in Belgrade, Maine, originally a storekeeper and millkeeper, he was the Governor of Maine from 1855 to 1856, represented Maine's fourth district in the United States House of Representatives from 1861 to 1863 and served in the Maine state legislature. He was older brother to Lot M. Morrill, a U.S. Treasury Secretary under President Ulysses S. Grant. He died in 1887 in Augusta, Maine and is buried at the Forest Grove Cemetery, Augusta, Maine. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1447x2156, 251 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Anson P. Morrill Portal:Trains/Did you know/December 2006 ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1447x2156, 251 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Anson P. Morrill Portal:Trains/Did you know/December 2006 ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Belgrade is a town in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. ... This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... Official language(s) None (English de facto) 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. ... 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. ... The Maine Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maine. ... Lot Myrick Morrill (May 13, 1813–January 10, 1883) was an American statesman who served as Governor of Maine, and in the United States Senate and as Secretary of the Treasury. ... The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the finance minister of the Federal Government of the United States. ... Ulysses S. Grant[1] (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and politician who was elected as the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ...


After his term as Governor, Morrill served as president of the Maine Central Railroad 1864-1866 and again 1873-1875.[1] Following his second term as the railroad's president, he served as vice president for the railroad until his death in 1887. 1923 map The Maine Central Railroad was a railroad in central Maine. ...


He is buried in Forest Grove Cemetery, Augusta, Maine.[2] Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ...


References

  1. ^ Legg, John F. (January 17, 1999). Maine Central Railroad Company. Retrieved on 2005-12-29.
  2. ^ Anson Peaslee Morrill. Find A Grave. Retrieved on 2006-12-23.
Preceded by
William G. Crosby
Governor of Maine
18581861
Succeeded by
Samuel Wells
Preceded by
Hollis Bowman
President of Maine Central Railroad
18641866
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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President of Maine Central Railroad
18731875
Succeeded by
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Lot M. Morrill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (352 words)
Lot Myrick Morrill (May 13, 1813–January 10, 1883) was an American statesman who served as Governor of Maine, and in the United States Senate and as Secretary of the Treasury.
His older brother Anson P. Morrill was also a prominent U.S. statesman.
(His brother Anson P. Morrill also served as Maine's governor.) He served in that office until 1861 when he was elected to the U.S. Senate to replace Hannibal Hamlin, who had left his seat to become Abraham Lincoln's running mate.
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