U.S. Legislative Branch -Fessenden, Thomas Amory Deblois - U.S. Congressman, ME

Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden:
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Born: January 23, 1826
Birthplace: Portland Maine
Father: General Samuel Fessenden 1784 – 1869
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery Portland Maine)
Mother: Deborah Chandler 1792 – 1873
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery Portland Maine)
Sibling: U.S. Congressman Samuel Clement Fessenden 1815 – 1882
(Buried: Woodland Cemetery Stamford Connecticut)
Half Sibling: Secretary of Treasury William P. Fessenden 1806 – 1869
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery Portland Maine)
Wife: Elizabeth Rollins Titcomb 1834 – 1917
Children:
Stephen Deblois Fessenden 1856 – 1929
Carolyn Titcomb Fessenden Russell 1859 – 1914
Ellen Lincoln Fessenden Foster 1863 – 1933


Political Party: Republican Party


Education:

Attended Dartmouth College
1845: Graduated from Bowdoin College

Occupation before War:
1848 – 1850: Attorney in Mechanic Falls Maine
1850 – 1861: Attorney in Auburn Maine
1856: Maine Delegate to Republican Party National Convention
1860: Maine State Representative

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1862: Androscoggin County Maine Prosecuting Attorney
1862: Elected to fill in unexpired term of Charles W. Walton
1862 – 1863: United States Congressman from Maine
1862 – 1863: Member of House District of Columbia Committee
1862 – 1863: Ranking Member of House Private Land Claims
1862 – 1863: Missed 2 of 274 Roll Call Votes in U.S. Congress
1862: Choose not to be a candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress
1863 – 1868: Attorney in Auburn Maine

Occupation after War:
1863 – 1868: Attorney in Auburn Maine


Died:
September 28, 1868
Place of Death: Auburn Maine
Age at time of Death: 42 years old
Burial Place: Riverside Cemetery Lewiston Maine
 

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The vacancy in Congress caused by a resignation Charles W. Walton who accepted an appointment as an associate justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
 

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