Abbott, Amos

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*Born September 10,1786 - Died November1868
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*Born September 10,1786 - Died November 1868
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*Held many town offices
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*Lived in the Issac Abbott Tavern on Elm Street and later at 112 Main Street.
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*He was a U. S. Representative (Whig) from 1843-1849
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*Held many town offices, was a State Representative and Senator and a U.S. Representative (Whig) from 1843-1849
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*He was the first president of the Andover Institution of Savings.
*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>
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*[ http://www.mhl.org/historicpreservation/detail.htm?ID=1221 Andover Historic Preservation 112 Main Street]
* ''Andover Townsman'' Oct. 1892, Dec. 1893
* ''Andover Townsman'' Oct. 1892, Dec. 1893
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* [http://134.241.121.88/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1E3R95253C656.5929&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=fuess&index=.AW&term=symbol&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus''Andover Symbol of New England''], by Claude Fuess (R974.45 Fue), page 279.
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* [http://catalog.mvlc.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1226328S29E50.1911&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=&index=.AW&term=Massachusetts+chronology+documentary&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus ''Massachusetts: A Chronology & Documentary History''] R747.4 Chr, page 39.
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 17:21, February 2, 2006 (EST)
--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 17:21, February 2, 2006 (EST)

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  • Born September 10,1786 - Died November 1868
  • Lived in the Issac Abbott Tavern on Elm Street and later at 112 Main Street.
  • Held many town offices, was a State Representative and Senator and a U.S. Representative (Whig) from 1843-1849
  • He was the first president of the Andover Institution of Savings.
  • 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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--Eleanor 17:21, February 2, 2006 (EST)

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