Abbott, Amos

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*Born 1786 - Died 1868
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*Born September 10,1786 - Died November1868
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*His home was in the Abbot Tavern on Elm Street
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*Held many town offices
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*Held many town offices and later became a state senator
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*He was a U. S. Representative (Whig) from 1843-1849
*Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).
*Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).
*A portrait of Amos Abbot painted by Thomas Buchanan Read was presented to the Memorial Hall Library Board of Trustees in December 1982 when Mr. Abott was approximately fifty-five years old. <br>
*A portrait of Amos Abbot painted by Thomas Buchanan Read was presented to the Memorial Hall Library Board of Trustees in December 1982 when Mr. Abott was approximately fifty-five years old. <br>

Revision as of 14:39, November 10, 2008

  • Born September 10,1786 - Died November1868
  • Held many town offices
  • He was a U. S. Representative (Whig) from 1843-1849
  • Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).
  • A portrait of Amos Abbot painted by Thomas Buchanan Read was presented to the Memorial Hall Library Board of Trustees in December 1982 when Mr. Abott was approximately fifty-five years old.

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