Stephen Clark Foster Edit Profile
He attended the common schools, learned the blacksmith’s trade and subsequently became a shipbuilder.
He was elected as a Republican to the 35th and 36th United States Congress (March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861). He died in Pembroke, Maine on October 5, 1872. His interment is in Forest Hill Cemetery.
He was elected as a member of the Maine State House of Representatives 1834–1837, elected as a member of the Maine State Senate in 1840, and serving as its president, and again elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 1847. He was a member of the Peace Convention of 1861 held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending US Civil War.