Frank Morey Coffin Campaign Speeches
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The collection contains the text of speeches given by Frank M. Coffin during his campaign for governor of Maine in 1960. The speeches date from March 13-Nov. 4, 1960, and were given on radio and television, as well as to civic groups, fraternal organizations, social clubs, etc.
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Frank Morey Coffin was born in Lewiston, Maine, on July 11, 1919. He graduated from Bates College in 1940, from Harvard Business School in 1943 and from Harvard Law School in 1947. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he practiced law in Lewiston until being elected as a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives, serving from 1957-1961. He ran unsuccessfully for governor of Maine in 1960. He was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in 1965.
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- Maine -- Politics and government -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Political campaigns -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Political candidates -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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