US -Cony, Samuel Jr. - Governor, ME

Samuel Cony Jr.:
:us34stars:
Born: February 27, 1811
Cony.jpg

Birthplace:
Augusta Massachusetts (Maine)
Father: Samuel Cony Sr. 1775 – 1835
Mother:
Susan Bowdoin 1781 – 1851
1st​ Wife: Mercy Hannah Sewall 1815 – 1847
Married: October 17, 1833
2nd​ Wife: Lucy Williams Brooks 1825 – 1906
(Buried: Forest Grove Cemetery Augusta Maine)
Married: November 22, 1849 in Augusta Maine
Children:
Abby Stone Cony
Lucy Williams Cony 1853 – 1898
(Buried: Forest Grove Cemetery Augusta Maine)
Frederick Cony 1856 – 1898
(Buried: Forest Grove Cemetery Augusta Maine)

Political Party: Democratic Party and Republican Party
Religion:
Congregationalist

Education:
1829: Graduated from Brown University

Occupation before War:
1832 – 1840: Attorney in Old Town Maine
Death.jpg

1835 – 1836: Maine State Representative
1839: Member of Governor of Maine’s Executive Council.
1840 – 1846: Judge of Penobscot County Maine
1847 – 1850: Land Agent in the State of Maine
1850 – 1854: Maine State Treasurer
1854: Mayor of Augusta Maine
1854 – 1864: Attorney in Augusta Maine

Civil War Career:
1854 – 1864: Attorney in Augusta Maine
1862: Nominated by the Republican Party to run for Governor.
1863: Maine State Representative
1864 – 1867: Governor of Maine
1864 – 1865: Helped raise troops and provisions for the war effort.

Occupation after War:
1864 – 1867: Governor of Maine
1866: Stated he would not accept renomination as Governor of Maine.


Died:
October 5, 1870
Place of Death: Augusta Maine
Age at time of Death: 59 years old
Burial Place: Forest Grove Cemetery Augusta Maine
 
Top