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Lawyer , Railroad executive

Gordon Dobson Briggs, American lawyer, railroad executive. member House of Representatives, Maine State Legislature, 1941-1942. Treasurer Good Samaritan Home Association, Bangor, since 1950.; Served with A.U.S., 1942-1945; Member Veterans Foreign Wars, Delta Kappa Epsilon.; Mason.

Background

Briggs, Gordon Dobson was born on August 24, 1912 in Pittsfield, Maine, United States. Son of Francis Wayland and Margaret (Goodwin) Briggs.

Education

Graduate Hebron Academy, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1936.

Career

Bar, 1936; assistant counsel Bangor Hydro-Electric Company and subsidiaries and Penobscot Transportation Company, Bangor, Maine, 1936-1940, general counsel, 1940-1942. Assistant counsel Eastern corporation, South Brewer, Maine, 1936-1941. Assistant general counsel, assistant clerk Bangor & Aroostook Railroad Company and subsidiaries, 1946-1950, general counsel, clerk, 1950-1951, vice president, general counsel 1951-1953, executive vice president, since 1953, director, since 1954.

Director Merrill Trust Company Director local Community Chest, 1937-1941, president, 1940. Member House of Representatives, Maine State Legislature, 1941-1942. Treasurer Good Samaritan Home Association, Bangor, since 1950.

Membership

Member House of Representatives, Maine State Legislature, 1941-1942. Treasurer Good Samaritan Home Association, Bangor, since 1950. Served with A.U.S., 1942-1945.

Member Veterans Foreign Wars, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Mason.; Clubs: Tarratine (president 1946), Penobscot Valley Country (Bangor, Maine).

Connections

Married Pauline Stearns, June 30, 1934. Children: Richard Goodwin, Margaret, Robert Stearns, Admitted to Maine.

father:
Francis Wayland Briggs

mother:
Margaret (Goodwin) Briggs

spouse:
Pauline Stearns

children:
Richard Goodwin Briggs

Robert Stearns Briggs

Margaret Briggs

Admitted to Me Briggs