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Frederick Robie

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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