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Samuel Page Benson
Birth: Nov. 28, 1804
Winthrop
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1876
Yarmouth
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1825, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1828 and commenced to practice in Winthrop, Maine. He was secretary of the Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroad, a member of the Maine State House of Representatives, (1833-34), served in the Maine State Senate, (1836-37) and Maine Secretary of State, (1838-41). In 1853, he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-third Congress and as an Opposition Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress, serving until 1857. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and was president of Bowdoin College, until his death at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Esther Burbank Mayall (1827 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Julia Benson (1835 - 1859)*
  Mary E. Benson (1837 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Cemetery
Winthrop
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 03, 2003
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Samuel Page Benson
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