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Encyclopedia > Bert M. Fernald

Bert Manfred Fernald (April 3, 1858August 23, 1926) was a Maine politician who served as Governor of and U.S. Senator from that state. April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Born in West Poland, Maine, he attended the public schools, Hebron Academy and a business and preparatory school in Boston. He then taught school (and was elected supervisor of schools in 1878), and then engaged in the canning, dairy, and telephone businesses. He was elected to the Maine House of Representatives and served 1896 to 1898, and then 1898 to 1902 in the Maine Senate. He served as a Governor of Maine from 1909 until 1911. In 1910 he was elected president of the National Canners Association. In 1916 he was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Edwin C. Burleigh. He was reelected in 1918 and 1924 and served from September 12, 1916, until his death in West Poland, Maine, in 1926. He was chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds for three terms. Hebron Academy is a private, co-ed, college preparatory boarding school located in the small town of Hebron, Maine. ... Maines house of Representatives is part of the states legislature, the lower house, the other chamber being the Senate. ... The debating chamber of the Maine Senate in the State House in Augusta The Maine Senate is the upper house of the Maine Legislature. ... This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... 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. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 - The Royal Army Medical Corps first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The U.S. Senate Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds was a committee of the United States Senate from 1883 until 1946. ...


This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...



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