Biography of Franklin P. Sprague
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Franklin Pierce Sprague was born in Phipsburg, June 28, 1852, and, on September 26, 1883, he married Miss Ida B. Bailey, who was born in Anson, Me., March 23, 1863. He was a citizen of Phipsburg until March, 1882, when he became a citizen of Bath, where all his three children were born.

Mr. Sprague started in his business life with a good education, acquired solely by his own exertions. After going through the public schools of his native town, he attended courses of instruction at the Maine State Seminary and Nichol's Latin School, Westbrook Seminary, Bates College, and in the winters of 1890-1, the law department of the Boston University.

In March, 1875, he was elected supervisor of schools, and again in March, 1880; was elected a member of the State Legislature in September, 1880, from Phipsburg and its classified towns; was elected to the Common Council of Bath in 1885, 1890, and 1893, having refused a nomination in 1891. Mr. Sprague is a member of the Maine Bar Association, and is a member of the Patten Lodge of the Knights of Pythias. He has ever been a strong Republican. After a course of study of law he was admitted to the Bar in April, 1880, and to the United States Circuit Court in 1888, practicing in Bath.

From:
History of Bath and Environs,
Sagadahoc County, Maine.
1607-1894
BY: Parker McCobb Reed
Lakeside Press, Printers
Portland, Maine, 1894


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