Shepard CARY, Congress, ME (1805-1866)

CARY Shepard , a Representative from Maine; born in New Salem, Mass., July 3, 1805; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Houlton, Maine, in 1822; engaged in extensive lumber operations and also in agricultural and mercantile pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1832, 1833, 1839-1842, 1848, 1849, and 1862; served in the State senate in 1843 and 1850-1853; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress; took his seat May 10, 1844, and served until March 3, 1845; candidate of the Liberty Party for Governor in 1854; died in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, August 9, 1866; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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