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Asher Crosby Hinds

Asher Crosby Hinds, American congressman. Member editorial staff Portland (Maine) Daily Advertiser, 1884-1885, Portland Press, 1885-1902; member 62d to 64th Congresses (1911-1917), 1st Maine District.

Background

  • Hinds, Asher Crosby was born on February 6, 1863 in Benton, Maine, United States. Son of Albert Dwelly and Charlotte (Flagg) H.

  • Education

    • Grad Coburn Classical Institute, Waterville, Maine, 1879. Bachelor of Arts, Colby College, 1883 (Doctor of Laws, 1905).

    Career

    • Member editorial staff Portland (Maine) Daily Advertiser, 1884-1885, Portland Press, 1885-1902. Speaker’s clerk, United States House of Representatives, 1889-1891. Clerk at speaker’s table (parliamentary clerk) United States House of Representatives, 1895-1911.

      Member 62d to 64th Congresses (1911-1917), 1st Maine District.

    Works

    • Editor: Rules, Manual and Digest of House of Representatives. Parliamentary Precedents of the House of Representatives, 1899. Hinds’ Precedents of the House of Representatives, 1908.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member editorial staff Portland (Maine) Daily Advertiser, 1884-1885, Portland Press, 1885-1902. Member 62d to 64th Congresses (1911-1917), 1st Maine District.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Louise Estey, September 3, 1891.
    • father: Albert Dwelly Hinds
    • mother: Charlotte (Flagg) Hinds
    • spouse: Harriet Louise Estey
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    Born February 6, 1863
    Died March 1, 1919
    (aged 56)
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