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Encyclopedia > John P. Swasey

John Phillip Swasey (1839-1928) was U.S. Representative from Maine from 1908-1911. 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to 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 Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ...

Swasey was born in Canton, Maine on September 4, 1839 and attended the Canton public schools, Dearborn Academy, Hebron Academy, Maine State Seminary (Bates College), and Tufts College. During the American Civil War, he served as a first lieutenant in Company K, Seventeenth Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army. In 1863 Swasey became an attorney in Canton, Maine where he later served as a county attorney, state legislator, and revenue assessor. Swasey was elected on November 3, 1908, as a Republican to the Sixtieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Charles E. Littlefield and at the same time was elected to the Sixty-first Congress and served from November 3, 1908, to March 3, 1911. Swasey died on May 27, 1928 and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery. Canton is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Hebron Academy is a private, co-ed, college preparatory boarding school located in the small town of Hebron, Maine. ... Original name of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine from 1855-1863. ... For other uses, see Bates (disambiguation), Bates (surname) Bates College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1855, located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. ... Tufts University is a university located in Medford, Massachusetts (near Boston). ... Combatants Union (remaining U.S. states) Confederate States of America Commanders Abraham Lincoln† Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee Strength 2,213,363 1,064,200 Casualties KIA: 110,100 Total dead: 359,500 Wounded: 275,200 KIA: 94,000 Total dead: 258,000 Wounded: 137,000+  The... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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