Maine Delegation

This is one of the 45 delegations in the convention, accounting for 7 of 329 people who took part.

Members (7):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
James G. Blaine Visualize (31 January, 1830 -- 27 January, 1893) Blaine was an American lawyer and politician. Born in West Brownsville, Washington County, Pa., Blaine studied law in Pennsylvania and moved to Maine in 1854. Blaine was a member of the State house of representatives from 1859 to 1862. Blaine was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1863 to July 10, 1876 and was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lot M. Morrill, serving from July 10th, 1876 to March 5th, 1881. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Maine Delegation (This negotiation) , Maine Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , Maine Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maine Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
William P. Fessenden Visualize (16 October, 1806 -- 8 September, 1869) Fessenden was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H., Fessenden moved to Maine and studied law. After admittance to the bar in 1827, Fessenden was a member of the State house of representatives in 1832 and 1840. Fessenden was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress and later was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term beginning March 4, 1853, caused by the failure of the legislature to elect. He was reelected in 1859 as a Republican, serving from February 10, 1854 to July 1, 1864. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Maine Delegation (This negotiation) , Maine Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maine Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Maine Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
John Lynch Visualize "(February 18, 1825 - July 21, 1892) John Lynch was a merchant, manager, manufacturer and American politician. Lynch was born in Portland, Maine. He was the manager of the Portland Daily Press (1862) and established the Washington Daily Union in 1877. He served as a member of the State house of representatives from 1862 to 1864. Lynch was elected as a Republican to the 39th, 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1873), where he served as Chairman for the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Navy (41st Congress) and on the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury (42nd congress). [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the Unites States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=L000531]" Maine Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maine Delegation (This negotiation)
Lot M. Morrill Visualize (3 May, 1813 -- 10 January, 1883) Morrill was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Belgrade, Maine, Morrill studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1839. In 1854, Morrill was a member of the State house of representatives and was a member of the State senate in 1856. From 1858 to 1860 Morrill was Governor of Maine, and in 1861 Morrill was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Hannibal Hamlin. Morrill was reelected in 1863 serving from January 17th, 1861 to March 3rd, 1869. Afterwards in 1869, Morrill was elected to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Pitt Fessenden; he was reelected in 1871 and served from October 30th, 1869 until his resignation on July 7th, 1876. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Maine Delegation (This negotiation) , Maine Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maine Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Maine Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Sidney Perham Visualize (27 March, 1819 -- 10 April, 1907) Perham was an American politician. Born in Woodstock, Maine, Perham was a member of the State house of representatives in 1854, serving as speaker. Perham was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth, and Fortieth Congresses and was the governor of Maine from 1871 to 1874. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Maine Delegation (This negotiation) , Maine Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maine Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65)
John A. Peters Visualize "(October 9, 1822 -- April 2, 1904) John Andrew Peters was a(n) lawyer, public servant, judge, and American politician. He was born in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. John studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1844. He was a member of the State senate (1862 and 1863), member of the State house of representatives (1864), attorney general of the State (1864 - 1866), judge of the supreme judicial court of Maine (1873-1883), and served as Chief Justice (1883 - January 1, 1900). Peters was elected as a Republican to the 40th, 41st, and 42nd Congresses (March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1873) and declined run in 1872. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=P000252]" Maine Delegation (This negotiation)
Frederick A. Pike Visualize (9 December, 1816 -- 2 December, 1886) Pike was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Calais, Maine, Pike studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. After he began practice in Calais, he became the mayor in 1852 and 1853. Pike was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses serving from March 4th, 1861 to March 3rd, 1869. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] Maine Delegation (This negotiation) , Maine Delegation (United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866) , Maine Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , Maine Delegation (The Road to Civil War)