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Frederick Robie

Frederick Robie, American governor. Member Maine House of Representatives, 8 terms, during the period 1859-1889 (speaker 1872, 1876), Senate, 1866-1867; member Government's Executive Council, under governments Washburn, Davis and Plaisted, 1860, 1880, 81, 82.

Background

  • Robie, Frederick was born on August 12, 1822 in Gorham, Maine, United States. Son of Honorary Toppan and Sarah T. (Lincoln) Robie.

  • Education

    • Descendant of Henry Robie, of Exeter, N.H., 1639, and of Samuel Lincoln, of Hingham, Massachusetts, ancestor of Abraham Lincoln. Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1841. Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1844.

    Career

    • Practiced medicine at Biddeford, Maine, 1844-1855, Waldoboro, 1855-1858, Gorham, 1859-1860. Appointed additional p.m. vols., June 1, 1861. Bvtd. lieutenant colonel vols., November 24, 1865, “for faithful and meritorious services”.

      Honorary mustered out, July 20, 1866. President First National Bank, Portland, Maine, since 1891. President Derigo Fire Insurance Company of Maine.

    Membership

    Member Maine House of Representatives, 8 terms, during the period 1859-1889 (speaker 1872, 1876), Senate, 1866-1867. Member Government's Executive Council, under governments Washburn, Davis and Plaisted, 1860, 1880, 81, 82.

    Connections

    • Married Olivia M. Priest, November 27, 1847. Married second, Martha E. Cressey, January 12, 1900.
    • father: Honorary Toppan Robie
    • mother: Sarah T. (Lincoln) Robie
    • spouses: Olivia M. Priest
    • Martha E. Cressey
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    Born August 12, 1822
    Died 1912
    (aged 89)
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