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Edwin Chick Burleigh (November 27, 1843June 16, 1916) was an American politican from the state of Maine. November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ...

Born in Linneus, Maine he attended the common schools and Houlton Academy before becoming a teacher himself. He also worked as a surveyor and farmer before entering government. He served first as a clerk in the state adjutant general's office and then was clerk in the State land office at Bangor, Maine from 1870 to 1876. He moved to Augusta, Maine and became the state land agent from 1876 to 1878 and then assistant clerk in the Maine House of Representatives in 1878. He then served four years (1880-1884) in the office of the State treasurer before becoming Maine State Treasurer himself in 1884 and serving for four years. During this time he also became principal owner of the Kennebec Journal newspaper. Linneus is a town located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... An adjutant general is the chief administrative officer to a military general. ... Downtown Bangor Bangor is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Maines house of Representatives is part of the states legislature, the lower house, the other chamber being the Senate. ...

In 1889 he was elected Governor of Maine, a position he held for three years subsequent. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1897 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Seth L. Milliken and served in that body for 14 years. Unsuccessful in his campaign for reelection in 1910 he returned to business for three years until he was elected to the United States Senate in 1913. He served until his death three years later in Augusta, Maine in 1916. This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as...

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This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... William King (1768-1862) was an American merchant, ship-builder, and statesman from Bath, Maine. ... William Durkee Williamson (July 31, 1779 - May 27, 1846) was a Democratic-Republican governor of the U.S. state of Maine who served from May 29, 1821 to December 5, 1821. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Albion Keith Parris (January 19, 1788—February 11, 1857) was an American politician and jurist of Maine. ... Robert P. Dunlap was the Democratic governor of Maine 1834-1838. ... Edward Kent (January 8, 1802–May 19, 1877) was the Governor of the U.S. state of Maine during the Aroostook War. ... John Fairfield (January 30, 1797–December 24, 1847) was a U.S. politician from Maine. ... Edward Kent (January 8, 1802–May 19, 1877) was the Governor of the U.S. state of Maine during the Aroostook War. ... John Fairfield (January 30, 1797–December 24, 1847) was a U.S. politician from Maine. ... John Hubbard was a native of Readfield, Maine. ... Anson Peaslee Morrill (June 10, 1803–July 4, 1887) was an American statesman. ... Photographic portrait of Hannibal Hamlin Hannibal Hamlin (August 27, 1809 – July 4, 1891) was an American politician from 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. ... Israel Washburn, Jr. ... Maj. ... Nelson Dingley, Jr. ... Dr. Alonozo Garcelon (1813-1906) was a Governor of Maine, a Civil War general and a founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. ... Bert Manfred Fernald (April 3, 1858–August 23, 1926) was a Maine politician who served as Governor of and U.S. Senator from that state. ... Carl E. Milliken was born on July 13, 1877 in Pittsfield, Maine. ... Frederic Parkhurst was born in Bangor in 1864. ... Percival Proctor Baxter (November 22, 1876 – June 12, 1969) was a Republican governor of the U.S. state of Maine who served from 1921 to 1925. ... Owen Brewster Ralph Owen Brewster (February 22, 1888–December 25, 1961) was an American politician from Maine. ... Horace Augustus Hildreth was born on December 2, 1902 in Gardiner, Maine, the son of an attorney. ... Frederick George Payne (July 24, 1904 - June 15, 1978) was a Republican politician from the U.S. state of Maine. ... Burton Melvin Cross (born November 15, 1902 in Gardiner, Maine; died October 22, 1998 in Augusta, Maine) is a former Maine Republican politician. ... Edmund Muskie (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996) was a Polish-American politician from Maine. ... Kenneth Merwin Curtis (born February 8, 1931 in Leeds, Maine) is a former democratic politician, and is currently a principal in the law firm of Curtis Thaxter Stevens Broder & Micoleau Limited Liability Company, P.A. Curtis was a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and received his law degree... James Bernard Longley (April 22, 1924-August 16, 1980), U.S. politician, He served as Governor of Maine from 1975 to 1979, and was the first Independent to serve as the states Governor. ... Joseph Edward Brennan (born November 2, 1934) is an American politician from Maine and a Democrat. ... John Rettie Jock McKernan, Jr. ... Angus King Angus S. King, Jr. ... John Elias Baldacci (born January 30, 1955) is the current Governor of Maine. ...

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Bio of Edwin C. Burleigh (516 words)
EDWIN C. BURLEIGH is a native of Aroostook County, Maine, having been born in Linneus, November 27, 1843.
Edwin C. was educated in the town school and at Houlton Academy.
Burleigh was elected Governor of Maine by a plurality of 18,000, and re-elected in 1890 by an increased plurality.
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