- Item 74529 - Samuel Jameson Anderson, ca. 1880
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- Item 74529
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After receiving his law degree from Bowdoin College Samuel Jameson Anderson (1884-1905) returned to Portland, in 1846, where he practiced law until 1865, at which time he retired from practicing law to help organize the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad. Anderson eventually became president of the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad, a position he held until his death in 1905.Show Details
Anderson also served as city alderman (1855-1856), county attorney, Maine state representative (1876), surveyor of the port (1858-1862) and collector of the port, under President Cleveland.