Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Peters, John Andrew

Peters, John Andrew (nephew of the preceding), a Representative from Maine; born in Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, August 13, 1864; attended the common schools; was graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in 1885; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Ellsworth in 1887; judge of the municipal court of Ellsworth 1896-1908; member of the State house of representatives in 1909, 1911, and 1913, serving as speaker in 1913; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Forrest Goodwin; reelected to the Sixty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from September 8, 1913, until his resignation January 2, 1922, to become judge of the United States District Court for Maine, in which capacity he is now serving; delegate at large to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1916; vice president of the board of trustees of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine; is a resident of Ellsworth, Maine.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Peters, John Andrew ," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1672 Original Sources, accessed July 20, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=H27DB38SKDSB29E.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Peters, John Andrew ' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1672. Original Sources, retrieved 20 July 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=H27DB38SKDSB29E.