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Enoch Lincoln

Born: Dec 28, 1788

Death: Oct 8, 1829

Birthplace: Worcester

Nationality: United States

Enoch Lincoln

Date of Birth : Dec 28, 1788
Date of Death : Oct 8, 1829
Birth Place : Worcester

Enoch Lincoln was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts and from Maine, son of Levi Lincoln, Sr. and brother of Levi Lincoln, Jr. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, Lincoln graduated from Harvard College in 1807. He also served as Governor of Maine from 1827 until his death in October 1829. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of his profession in Salem in 1811. He served as United States district attorney 1815-1818, and moved to Paris, Maine, in 1819 and continued the practice of law. In November 1818 Lincoln was elected as a Democratic-Republican, representing the Maine district, to the Fifteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Albion K. Parris. He was reelected to the Sixteenth Congress and served from November 4, 1818, to March 3, 1821. Upon the admission of Maine as a state, he was again elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, and reelected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, and elected as an Pro-Adams candidate to the Nineteenth Congress and served from March 4, 1821, until his resignation sometime in 1826. He served as Governor of Maine from 1827 until his death.

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