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Governor Bowdoin & his family

Robert L. Volz

Governor Bowdoin & his family

a guide to an exhibition and a catalogue

by Robert L. Volz

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Published by Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bowdoin, James, 1752-1811,
  • Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790

  • Edition Notes

    Published in observance of the inauguration of Roger Howell, Jr., 10th president of Bowdoin College, Oct. 3, 1969; exhibition to be held at the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library through March 30, 1970.

    Statementby Robert L. Volz.
    ContributionsHawthorne-Longfellow Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF69 .B784
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 86 p.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4550662M
    LC Control Number77019273

    WILLIAM , the forty-sixth governor of Maine, was born in Rockland, Maine on J His education was attained at Bowdoin College, where he graduated in , and at the University of Leipzig and the University of Berlin, where he worked on an advanced degree. He studied law at Harvard University, was admitted to [ ].   Life prior to the War: Chamberlain was born on September 8, , in Brewer, Maine, the oldest of five children. His family roots were English and his .

    James Bowdoin () Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Typical of the Commonwealth's early governors, James Bowdoin was a merchant and important revolutionary figure. He served on the twenty-eight person executive council, which managed Massachusetts' wartime affairs between and Lawrence — as his family called him — worked on his father’s farm and, like many other promising young men of the time, had some experience of teaching school. Entering Bowdoin College in Brunswick in , Chamberlain studied the traditional classical curriculum and showed particular skill at languages.

    Two-term Maine Governor and Bowdoin Distinguished Lecturer Angus King H’07 talks about the journey he and his family took in a giant motor home – adventures he chronicles in his book, Governor’s Travels: How I Left Politics, Learned to Back Up a Bus, and Found America (Down East Book, ) – on the WCSH newsmagazine MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Governor James Bowdoin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections


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Bowdoin College, named for his father, was greatly enriched by his gifts and bequests, which included funds, lands in Maine, and his book, scientific and art collections. He and his wife, Sarah Bowdoin (), who accompanied him to Paris, had no children.

Bowdoin has never had a full, book-length biography until now. Kershaw has filled the gap with a scholarly study of the patriot, his family, and his times.

(The Journal Of American History) Few scholars are better qualified than Kershaw to revive Bowdoin's personality and : Stephen E. Patterson. Get this from a library.

Governor Bowdoin & his family; a guide to an exhibition and a catalogue. [Robert L Volz; Bowdoin College. Library.].

Genealogy for Gov. James Bowdoin, II ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.

Inhis election as Counselor [Senator] was negated by Governor Bernard; and, inHutchinson apologized to Governor Bowdoin & his family book British ministry for approving him at his election this year, by stating, that 'Mr. Bowdoin's opposition would be less injurious in the Council than in the House of Representatives.'.

HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION THE original Bowdoin College art collection is older than the College itself and fittingly came from members of the Bowdoin family.

The College was named for Governor James Bowdoin II of Massachusetts, but it was his only son, the Honorable James Bow- doin III, who was the College's chief benefactor. Portraits of Members of the Bowdoin Family. At Bowdoin College. William Bowdoin and wife. Pierre (probably James I) Bowdoin.

Judith Bowdoin, Mrs. Tucker. James II Bowdoin and wife. James III Bowdoin and Lady Temple, his sister, as children. James III Bowdoin as a young man. James III Bowdoin and wife. In the possession of the Hon. Robert C. Andrew Cuomo's split from Kerry Kennedy spawned a torrent of headlines more than a decade ago, but a forthcoming biography of the governor reveals that the marriage was doomed far earlier and the Author: Celeste Katz.

The surname Bowdoin was first found in Brittany where the family held a family seat from ancient times. By the 's they had branched into Maine where they spelt their name Beaudouin, and to Lorraine where they established their seat at Bozières and appear in the census lists inand James Bowdoin had a reputation as a strong supporter of free government.

Elected to the Massachusetts General Court inhe had sided with the opposition to Britain during the s and s.

He helped to lead efforts to create a republican constitution for his newly-independent state, and served as the president of the constitutional convention that ratified the Massachusetts. Borden family, Bowser family, Charles Beaudoin (), Crawford family, Grinnell family, Hamilton family, Howland family, James Bowdoin (), James Bowdoin (), John Bowden ().

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shares three daughters—twins Mariah and Cara, 25, and Michaela, 22—with his ex-wife, Kerry Kennedy. All three women are Ivy League educated; Michaela and Mariah graduated from Brown University, and Cara received her degree from : Deanna Janes.

The Beston collection includes more than one hundred printed works written or edited by Henry Beston (Bowdoin hon. ), as well as nearly ninety books by his wife, Elizabeth Coatsworth.

Henry Beston () was a noted author and naturalist best known for his book The Outermost House. The Stowe family moved to Brunswick in for Harriet’s husband, Calvin, to accept a professorship of Natural and Revealed Religion at Bowdoin College.

They settled in the Titcomb homestead, where Harriet spent her days in the home juggling her writing with caring for her six children and running a small school with her sister Catharine. James Bowdoin, (born Aug.

7,Boston, Mass. [U.S.]—died Nov. 6,Boston), political leader in Massachusetts during the era of the American Revolution (–83) and founder and first president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences ().

Bowdoin graduated from Harvard in A merchant by profession, he was president of the constitutional convention of Massachusetts. Bowdoin College was founded in and named after James Bowdoin II (), who was a French Huguenot and the second governor of Massachusetts.

He was the grandson of Pierre Baudouin. After Governor Bowdoin’s death, his son James Bowdoin III was asked if a new college in Maine could be named after his father.

In this book, Gov. James Bowdoin kept copies of his business and official letters frommost of them written in his own hand. His son James Bowdoin III used the letterbook from The volume also contains a few accounts,and a rough index.

HENRY J. GARDNER, the twenty-fourth governor of Massachusetts, was born in Boston, Massachusetts on J His education was attained at the Phillips Academy in New Hampshire, and later at Bowdoin College, where he graduated in After establishing a successful mercantile store in Boston, Gardner entered into a political career.

He first was [ ]. Chamberlain was born in Brewer, Maine, the son of Sarah Dupee (née Brastow) and Joshua Chamberlain, on September 8, Chamberlain was of English ancestry and could trace his family line back to twelfth century England, during the reign of King cal party: Republican.

Page 16 - Winnisimet, to be an annual encouragement to some godly ministers and preachers, and such as may be such, who shall be by my trustees judged faithful to those principles in church discipline, which are owned and practised in the First Church of Christ in Boston, of which I am a member; a main one whereof is, that all ecclesiastical jurisdiction is committed by Christ to each.

In the same year as Maine’s bicentennial, Chris Potholm ’62, P’95, DeAlva Stanwood Professor of Government, begins his fiftieth year teaching at Bowdoin. An expert in Maine politics and a long-time Registered Maine Guide, Potholm reflects on the “wild, wild East” spirit of the state, and what’s kept him in Maine and teaching at Bowdoin.Less well known is the fact that, after the war, he served four terms as governor of his home state and also as president of his alma mater, Bowdoin College.

Chamberlain died in at the age of Born: Mt. Bowdoin Mount Bowdoin AREA FORM from Boston Landmarks Commission prepared as part of Survey of Dorchester. Dated January, and recorded by Edward W. Gordon. [Note: this reproduction of the information in the Boston Landmarks Area Form may have typographical errors, and for technical matters, the reader may want to consult a copy of the original, which is available at the .