From Andover Answers
- 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.
- Andover Townsman Oct. 1892, Dec. 1893
- Andover Symbol of New England, by Claude Fuess (R974.45 Fue), page 279.
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--Eleanor 17:21, February 2, 2006 (EST)