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Hugh Johnston Anderson (May 10, 1801 - May 31, 1881) was a United States Representative from Maine. Born in Wiscasset, he attended the local schools, moved to Belfast, Maine in 1815 and was employed as a clerk in the mercantile establishment of his uncle, and was clerk of the Waldo County courts from 1824 to 1836. He studied law, and was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1841. He was not a candidate for reelection to the Twenty-seventh Congress in 1840, and from 1844 to 1847 was Governor of Maine. He was a candidate for U.S. Senator in 1847 but subsequently withdrew; he moved to Washington, D.C., and served as commissioner of customs in the United States Treasury Department from 1853 to 1858. He was appointed head of the commission to reorganize and adjust the affairs of the United States Mint at San Francisco in 1857, and was Sixth Auditor of the Treasury from 1866 to 1869. May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... 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. ... Wiscasset is a town located in Lincoln County, Maine. ... Seal of Belfast, ME Belfast is a city located in Waldo County, Maine. ... Waldo County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Customs duty is a tariff or tax on the import or export of goods. ... The United States Department of the Treasury is a Cabinet department, a treasury, of the United States government established by an Act of U.S. Congress in 1789 to manage the revenue of the United States government. ... The United States Mint is responsible for producing and circulating coinage for the United States to conduct its trade and commerce. ... The San Francisco Mint is a branch of the United States Mint, and was opened in 1854 to serve the gold mines of the California Gold Rush. ... Audit can refer to: Telecommunication audit Financial audit Performance audit Completion of a course of study for which no assessment is completed or grade awarded; especially audit is awarded to those who have elected not to receive a letter grade for a course in which letter grades typically awarded. ...


Anderson retired from public life in 1880 and settled in Portland, Oregon where he died in 1881; interment was in Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Maine. Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ...


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