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Enoch Foster was a Justice on the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine.


Foster, Enoch was born on May 10, 1839 in Newry, Maine, United States. Son of Enoch and Persis (Swan) Foster.


He attended Bates College (then called the Maine State Seminary), graduating in 1860. He went on to enroll in Bowdoin in 1860 and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1864 after receiving cr for time he spent in the 13th Regiment of the Maine Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War, with his second degree.


Foster studied law at Albany Law School and passed the bar exam in New York and Maine. Governor Robie appointed Foster to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in 1884. After stepping down from the Supreme Court, Foster co-founded the firm of Foster and Hersey and remained active in the Republican Party, the Freemasons, Grand Army of the Republic and Odd Fellows.

Enoch Foster died in 1913 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, Maine. He and Chapman had one son.


Member Foster & Foster. Member Me.


Married Adeline O. Lowe, June 3, 1864 (died 1872). Married second, Sarah W. Chapman, June 6, 1873.

Enoch Foster

Persis (Swan) Foster

Adeline O. Lowe

Sarah W. Chapman