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Elihu Benjamin Washburne

Elihu Benjamin Washburne, (1816 – 1887)

Born in Livermore, Androscoggin County, Maine, September 23, 1816; attended the common schools, and stayed on the farm and helped pay his father’s debts from a failed store. Washburne became a printer’s apprentice before becoming assistant editor of the Kennebec Journal in Augusta – then began the study of law (Kent’s Hill Seminary and Harvard Law School) after borrowing money from his brother.

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