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  Fernald, Bert M.
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NameBert M. Fernald
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, Maine , United States
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Born April 03, 1858
Died August 23, 1926 (68 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
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Jun 21, 2003 06:37pm
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InfoBorn in West Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 3, 1858; attended the public schools, Hebron Academy, and a business and preparatory school in Boston; taught school; elected supervisor of schools in 1878; engaged in the canning, dairy, and telephone businesses; member, State house of representatives 1896-1898; member, State senate 1898-1902; Governor of Maine 1909-1911; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate on September 11, 1916 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Edwin C. Burleigh; reelected in 1918 and 1924 and served from September 12, 1916, until his death in West Poland, Maine, August 23, 1926; chairman, Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (Sixty-sixth through Sixty-ninth Congresses); interment in Highland Cemetery.


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  09/08/1924 ME US Senate Won 60.43% (+20.86%)
  09/09/1918 ME US Senate Won 55.40% (+10.80%)
  09/11/1916 ME US Senate - Special Election Won 54.28% (+8.78%)
  09/11/1916 ME US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/12/1910 ME Governor Lost 45.86% (-6.14%)
  09/14/1908 ME Governor Won 51.55% (+5.10%)
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