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Nehemiah Abbott

Born: Mar 29, 1804

Death: Jul 26, 1877

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Nehemiah Abbott

Date of Birth : Mar 29, 1804
Date of Death : Jul 26, 1877
Birth Place : United States of America

Nehemiah Abbott was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Sidney, studied law at the Litchfield, Connecticut Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1836 and began his practice at Calais, Maine. In 1839 Abbott moved to Columbus, Mississippi, where he continued the practice of law, but the following year he returned to Maine and settled in Belfast, Waldo County, where he resumed the practice of law. In 1842 and 1843 he was a member of the Maine House of Representatives. He was elected as a Republican to the U.S. House of Representatives, serving from March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1859. He did not run for reelection, but continued to practice law, and served as the mayor of Belfast in 1865 and 1866. He died in Belfast.

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