Cary, Shepard, 1805-1866

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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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creatorOf Cary, Shepard, 1805-1866. Shepard Cary papers, 1832-1895 (bulk 1845-1862). Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Cary, Shepard, 1805-1866. Shepard Cary papers, 1829-1857. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smith, Asa, 1786-1867. Asa Smith papers, 1837-1858. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Cary family. Cary family collection, ca. 1828-ca. 1967. Maine Historical Society Library
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correspondedWith Bradbury, Bion, 1811-1887 person
associatedWith Cary family. family
correspondedWith Chandler, Anson Gancello person
correspondedWith Cony, Samuel, 1811-1870 person
correspondedWith Dana, John Winchester, 1808-1867 person
correspondedWith Hodgdon, John person
correspondedWith Jarvis, Leonard, 1781-1854 person
correspondedWith Morrill, Lot M. (Lot Myrick), 1812-1883 person
correspondedWith Palmer, Barnabas H. person
correspondedWith Parks, Gorham, 1794-1877 person
correspondedWith Pilsbury, Timothy person
correspondedWith Rawson, Edward G. person
correspondedWith Smith, Asa, 1786-1867. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
correspondedWith Whitaker, Collin person
correspondedWith Wiggin, Benjamin person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Maine--Houlton
United States
United States
Maine
Maine--Houlton
Houlton (Me.)
Maine--Aroostook County
Maine
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Lumbering
Business enterprises
Lumber trade
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Legislators--Maine
Legislators--United States
Businessmen--Maine--Houlton
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Birth 1805-07-03

Death 1866-08-09

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