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John Alfred Poor Edit Profile

Lawyer , Railroad executive

John Alfred Poor, American lawyer, railroad executive. member Maine Whig Committee.

Background

Poor, John Alfred was born on January 8, 1808 in Andover, Maine, United States. Son of Doctor Silvanus and Mary (Merrill) Poor.

Career

President Gas Light Company, Portland, circa 1850-1852. President Portland, Rutland, Oswego & Chgo.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Commrcial Railways and Shipbuilding Statistics of the City of Portland and the State of Maine, 1855.

Membership

Member Maine Whig Committee.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Adams Hill, July 8, 1833. Married second, Elizabeth Orr.

father:
Doctor Silvanus Poor

mother:
Mary (Merrill) Poor

spouse:
Elizabeth Orr

spouse:
Elizabeth Adams Hill