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James Bernard Longley

governor. of Maine.

James Bernard Longley, American governor. of Maine. Member Million Dollar Round Table (past president, life.


Longley, James Bernard was born on April 22, 1924 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Son of James Bernard and Catherine (Wade) Longley.


Student Bowdoin College, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, University Maine, 1957.


Agent New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, Lewiston, 1963. Admitted to Maine bar. President Longley Associates, Lewiston, 1948-1974.

Partner Longley & Buckley, Lewiston, 1958-1974. Governor Maine, since 1975. Director, Casco Bank & Trust Company.

Treasurer, director First Federal Savings & Loan Association. Guest lecturer universities Wisconsin, Colorado, Arkansas, Connecticut, Wharton, Purdue. Athletic director Healey Home for Boys, 1958-1970.

Chairman Maine Management and Cost Survey State Government, 1972-1973. Board of directors Child and Family Services of Maine. Trustee Central Maine General Hospital.


Member Million Dollar Round Table (past president, life.


Married Helen Walsh, September 3, 1949. Children: James Bernard, Kathryn M., Susan Marie, Stephen J., Nancy E. General.

James Bernard Longley

Catherine (Wade) Longley

Helen Walsh

James Bernard Longley

Kathryn M. Longley

Susan Marie Longley

Stephen J. Longley

Nancy E. Gen Longley