Papers on Ralph Owen Brewster
Scope and Contents
The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, clippings, and telegrams about his campaign for the U.S. Senate in 1952. Some materials cover the Senate hearings on the national defense program (1947) and on wiretapping (1951).
- Creation: 1947-1986
- Ewing, James D. (Publisher, Person)
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Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
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Ralph Owen Brewster was born in Dexter, Maine on Feb. 22, 1888. He was educated at Bowdoin College, Harvard Law School, and the University of Maine. He joined the Maine Bar in 1913. A Republican, he served as a state representative (1917-1919 and 1921-1923) and a state senator (1923-1925) and represented the state of Maine in Congress as a representative (1935-1941) and a senator (1941-1953). He served 2 terms as Maine governor (1925-1929).
1 linear foot (1 box)
Language of Materials
- Guide to Papers on Ralph Owen Brewster
- Box And Folder List Available
- Herbert Dittersdorf
- July 18, 2023
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- Written in English.