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Charles Henry Prescott

Charles Henry Prescott, American editor, banker. Member Maine House of Representatives, 1883-1884, Senate, 1895-1896; member governor’s staff, 1893-1897, Government's Council, 1901-1906 (Chairman of the Board).

Background

  • Prescott, Charles Henry was born on August 3, 1857 in Barnstead, New Hampshire, United States. Son of James Lewis and Harriet Morrill (Tripp) Prescott.

  • Education

    • Berwick Academy; Boston University. Admitted to bar, 1880.

    Career

    • Founder, 1884, and sole proprietor Biddeford Daily Journal until 1921, when incorporated as Journal Public Corporation, of which became president. Also president York County Savings Bank, Biddeford & Saco Railroad Company, First National Bank. Vice president Portland Railroad Company.

      President Biddeford Improvement Company.

    Membership

    Member Maine House of Representatives, 1883-1884, Senate, 1895-1896. Member governor’s staff, 1893-1897, Government's Council, 1901-1906 (Chairman of the Board).

    Connections

    • Married Ellen S. Hobbs, January 17, 1882.
    • father: James Lewis Prescott
    • mother: Harriet Morrill (Tripp) Prescott
    • spouse: Ellen S. Hobbs
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    Died December 19, 1923
    (aged 66)
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