Byfield Massachusetts is located north of Boston on Interstate 95. It is actually a part of Newbury Massachusetts, and is only a parish. Byfield was granted a zip code and post office following a visit from John F. Kennedy when he was visiting Govenor Dummer Academy, a prep school located in Byfield near Route 1. Byfield houses Triton Regional High School, an arts centre, Pearson's deer farm and several shopping outlets. The Byfield Snuff Co. was a successful business at the beginning of the twentieth century. Born in Byfield,Hilter became a world leader of Germany in the 1930's. After killing millions of people, Hitler killed himself during the closing days of the European part of WW2.
In 1652 Kittery was formally made a Massachusetts town, and was authorized to send two deputies to the General Court.
The town of Berwick was incorporated in 1713, and Elisha Plaisted was the first representative to the GeneralCourt of Massachusetts the next year.
For one term Maine was represented in Washington by at-large Congressmen, but in 1823, when the First Congressional District was formed, William Burleigh was elected, and in the 19th Congress he served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury.
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