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Carl E. Milliken was born on July 13, 1877 in Pittsfield, Maine. Milliken attended public schools in Pittsfield before graduating from Cony High School and Bates College in the class of 1897. He went on to receive his masters degree from Harvard University in 1899 before moving to Island Falls, Maine to enter the lumber business. Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci (D) Senators Olympia Snowe (R) Susan Collins (R) Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... Pittsfield is the name of some places in the United States: Pittsfield, Illinois Pittsfield, Maine Pittsfield, Massachusetts Pittsfield, Michigan Pittsfield, New Hampshire Pittsfield, New York Pittsfield, Vermont Pittsfield, Wisconsin This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jump to: navigation, search Bates College is a private liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine. ... Jump to: navigation, search Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ...

Milliken held positions as Clerk and General Manager of the Mattawamkeag Lumber Company, Treasurer and General Manager of the Stockholm Lumber Company, General Manager of the Howard Axe Company and President of the Katahdin Farmer’s Telephone Company until he was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 1905. Serving in the House until 1909, Milliken was elected to the State Senate in that year and reelected in 1911, 1913, and 1915. From 1913 until 1915 he served as President of that body. Running for Governor as a Progressive candidate in 1916, Milliken easily defeated his Democratic opponent, Oakley Curtis, and was reelected in 1918, this time by a smaller margin over Bertrand McIntire. The Governor who was to lead Maine through the war years was also the first Governor to be nominated by direct primary and the first to live in the Blaine House. Milliken left office on January 5, 1921 to return to his job as Secretary of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association, the movie industry’s first self-censorship body. He died on May 1, 1961 in a nursing home in Massachusetts. Maines house of Representatives is part of the states legislature, the other being the State Senate. ... Democracy is a form of government under which the power to alter the laws and structures of government lies, ultimately, with the citizenry. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney (R) Senators Edward Kennedy (D) John Kerry (D) Official language(s) English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ...


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Carl Elias Milliken (July 13 1877 – May 1, 1961) was a U.S. Republican and Progressive Party politician and an early notable figure in the motion picture industry.
Milliken moved up to the Maine State Senate in 1909, and was president of that body from 1913 to 1915.
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