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  Curtis, Kenneth M.
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NameKenneth M. Curtis
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Augusta, Maine , United States
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Born February 08, 1931 (88 years)
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InfoKenneth Merwin Curtis (born February 8, 1931 in Leeds, Maine) is a former Democratic politician, and is currently a principal in the law firm of Curtis Thaxter Stevens Broder & Micoleau Limited Liability Company, P.A.

Curtis was a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and received his law degree from Portland University in Maine. Curtis received a LL.D. from Bates College in 1981.

An active politician, Curtis has been very involved in Maine's government. He was the Secretary of State of Maine from 1965-1966, before becoming Governor in 1967. He held that office until 1974. He was also notable as the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1977 through 1978.

After that, he served as U.S. Ambassador to Canada from 1979-1981. Curtis has, most recently, served as President of Maine Maritime Academy (an ocean oriented college). He was also Chairman of the Environmental Task Force of the National Governors’ Conference in the early 1970's. His religion is Protestant.

Curtis is semi retired , he currently resides on Siesta Key in Sarasota, Fl.

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  09/28/1979 US Ambassador to Canada Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/21/1977 DNC Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1970 ME Governor Won 50.14% (+0.27%)
  06/15/1970 ME Governor - D Primary Won 63.18% (+26.35%)
  11/08/1966 ME Governor Won 53.12% (+6.25%)
  06/20/1966 ME Governor - D Primary Won 55.63% (+30.70%)
  11/03/1964 ME District 1 Lost 49.95% (-0.11%)
  06/15/1964 ME District 1 - D Primary Won 65.71% (+31.43%)
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