Cary, Shepard, 1805-1866

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Birth 1805-07-03
Death 1866-08-09

Biographical notes:

U.S. representative and businessman from Maine; b. in New Salem, Mass.; moved with parents to Houlton, Me., 1822 where engaged in extensive lumber operations and also in agricultural and mercantile pursuits; state legislator (1832-1853, 1862); elected as Democrat to 28th Congress in 1844 and served until 3 Mar. 1845; candidate of Liberty Party for Governor in 1854.

From the description of Shepard Cary papers, 1829-1857. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 79461837

U.S. representative and businessman from Maine; b. in New Salem, Mass.; moved with parents to Houlton, Me., 1822, where engaged in extensive lumber operations and also in agricultural and mercantile pursuits; state legislator (1832-1853, 1862); elected as Democrat to 28th Congress in 1844 and served until 3 Mar. 1845; candidate of Liberty Party for Governor in 1854.

From the description of Shepard Cary papers, 1832-1895 (bulk 1845-1862). (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70977843

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Subjects:

  • Lumbering
  • Business enterprises
  • Lumber trade

Occupations:

  • Legislators--Maine
  • Legislators--United States
  • Businessmen--Maine--Houlton

Places:

  • Maine--Houlton (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Maine (as recorded)
  • Maine--Houlton (as recorded)
  • Houlton (Me.) (as recorded)
  • Maine--Aroostook County (as recorded)
  • Maine (as recorded)