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Encyclopedia > John Fairfield

John Fairfield (January 30, 1797December 24, 1847) was a U.S. politician from Maine. January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


He was born in Saco, Maine and attended the Saco schools, Thornton Academy and Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He then engaged in trade and studied law, being admitted to the bar in 1826, and practiced successfully in his native town and in Biddeford, Maine. He was appointed a trustee of Thornton Academy in 1826 and served as president of the board of trustees from 1845 to 1847. Saco is a city located in York County, Maine. ... Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. ... Brunswick is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Biddeford City Hall, c. ...


He was appointed reporter of the Maine Supreme Court in 1832, and was then elected to the United States House of Representatives as a Democrat, serving from March 4, 1835, to December 24, 1838, when he resigned, having been elected Governor. 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... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... | Come and take it, slogan of the Texas Revolution 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


He was Governor of Maine from 1839 to 1843, when he resigned, having been elected a United States Senator to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Reuel Williams, he was then reelected, and served from March 3, 1843 until his death in 1847. During his time in the Congress he was chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Naval Affairs for the 29th and 30th Congresses. He was the author of Supreme Court Reports, published in Augusta, Maine between 1835 and 1837. This is a list of Governors of Maine since statehood in 1820. ... (Redirected from 29th Congress) Twenty-ninth United States Congress Links and spelling have to be verified. ... Thirtieth United States Congress Links and spelling have to be verified. ...


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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. ... Appletons Cyclopedia of American Biography is a six-volume collection of biographies of famous Americans, published between 1887 and 1889. ... 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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  • Representative Men of Maine: Governor John Fairfield

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