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James Bernard Longley

James Bernard Longley, American governor. of Maine. Member Million Dollar Round Table (past president, life.


  • Longley, James Bernard was born on April 22, 1924 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Son of James Bernard and Catherine (Wade) Longley.

  • Education

    • Student Bowdoin College, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, University Maine, 1957.


    • Agent New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Lewiston, 1963. Admitted to Maine bar. President Longley Associates, Lewiston, 1948-1974.

      Partner Longley & Buckley, Lewiston, 1958-1974. Governor Maine, since 1975. Director, Casco Bank & Trust Company.

      Treasurer, director First Federal Savings & Loan Association. Guest lecturer universities Wisconsin, Colorado, Arkansas, Connecticut, Wharton, Purdue. Athletic director Healey Home for Boys, 1958-1970.

      Chairman Maine Management and Cost Survey State Government, 1972-1973. Board of directors Child and Family Services of Maine. Trustee Central Maine General Hospital.


    Member Million Dollar Round Table (past president, life.


    • Married Helen Walsh, September 3, 1949. Children: James Bernard, Kathryn M., Susan Marie, Stephen J., Nancy E. General.
    • father: James Bernard Longley
    • mother: Catherine (Wade) Longley
    • spouse: Helen Walsh
    • children: James Bernard Longley
    • Kathryn M. Longley
    • Susan Marie Longley
    • Stephen J. Longley
    • Nancy E. Gen Longley
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    Born April 22, 1924
    Died August 16, 1980
    (aged 56)