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Samuel Fessenden, American lawyer. Served, April 1864, to close of war, private, sergeant major and Second lieutenant in 7th Maine battery, 1st regiment, Maine light artillery Since 1871 engaged in practice of law at Stamford, Connecticut; Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1874. 1879. 1895 (speaker, 1895); Member Republican National Committee, 1884-1900.; Member Connecticut senate, 1905. 1906 (president pro-tem).

Background

Fessenden, Samuel was born on April 12, 1847 in Rockland, Maine, United States. Son of Samuel C. and Mary A. G. (Abbe) Fessenden.

Education

Common school and academic education. Graduated from Harvard Law School, 1871.

Career

Served, April 1864, to close of war, private, sergeant major and Second lieutenant in 7th Maine battery, 1st regiment, Maine light artillery Since 1871 engaged in practice of law at Stamford, Connecticut.

Membership

Served, April 1864, to close of war, private, sergeant major and Second lieutenant in 7th Maine battery, 1st regiment, Maine light artillery Since 1871 engaged in practice of law at Stamford, Connecticut. Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1874. 1879. 1895 (speaker, 1895).

Member Republican National Committee, 1884-1900. Member Connecticut senate, 1905. 1906 (president pro-tem).

Connections

Married Helen M. Davenport, June 18, 1873.

father:
Samuel C. Fessenden

mother:
Mary A. G. (Abbe) Fessenden

spouse:
Helen M. Davenport