Item 23659 - Governor Percival P. Baxter, 1923
- Item 23659 - Governor Percival P. Baxter, 1923
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Governor Percival P. Baxter in his office in Augusta, 1923.Show Details
Baxter, a Republican from Portland, was governor from 1921-1924. He previously served in the Maine House and Maine Senate.
Baxter purchased land around Mt. Katahdin and donated it to the state as a park to remain "forever wild."