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William George Crosby
Birth: Sep. 10, 1805
Belfast
Waldo County
Maine, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1881
Belfast
Waldo County
Maine, USA

Maine Governor. Born in Belfast, Maine, he graduated from Bowdoin College in 1823, studied law and practiced law in Belfast, Maine. He was prominent in promoting the public-school system of Maine and while in college he published a small volume of poems, plus authored Political Illustrations of the Athenaeum Gallery. He was president of the Whig National Convention in 1852, when elected the 23rd Governor of Maine, serving (1853-55). After leaving the office, he served as a trustee for Bowdoin College and also served as a member of the Maine Historical Society. He died at age 75 in Belfast, Maine. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ann Maria Patterson Crosby (1811 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  Anne Maria Crosby Chenery (1832 - 1901)*
  William Crosby (1838 - 1895)*
  George Crosby (1840 - 1878)*
  Margaret Crosby (1842 - 1843)*
  Frederic Crosby (1844 - 1878)*
  Horace Crosby (1847 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grove Cemetery
Belfast
Waldo County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7232919
William George Crosby
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William George Crosby
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