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Stephen Coburn
Birth: Nov. 11, 1817
Death: Jul. 4, 1882

US Congressman. Born in Skowhegan, Maine, he was the brother of Maine Governor Abner Coburn. He graduated from Waterville College, in 1839, taught at a plantation school in Tarboro, North Carolina, (1839-40) and was principal of the Bloomfield Academy Maine, (1840-44). He then studied law at the Harvard Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1845, commenced to practice law in Skowhegan, Maine and was a member of the Maine State Board of Education, (1849-50). In 1869, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Israel Washburn, Jr. serving until 1861. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and was postmaster of Skowhegan, (1868-77). He drowned while swimming in the Kennebec River, Skowhegan, Maine, at age 64. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Helen Miller Coburn (1832 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Susie May Coburn (____ - 1845)*
 
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Burial:
Southside Cemetery
Skowhegan
Somerset County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 02, 2003
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Stephen Coburn
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Stephen Coburn
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Stephen Coburn
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