GARLAND, Peter Adams, (1923 - 2005)


Campaign button, 1960-1968, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

GARLAND, Peter Adams, a Representative from Maine; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 16, 1923; attended Saco public schools, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn.; graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1945; officer and director of Garland Manufacturing Co., Saco, Maine, and Snocraft Co., Norway, Maine; served as an enlisted man in the United States Air Corps, 1943-1946; director of New England Council and Associated Industries of Maine, 1955-1957; member of Saco Superintending School Committee, 1952-1954; mayor of Saco, 1956-1959; New England field adviser, Small Business Administration, 1958-1960; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Eighty-eighth Congress in 1962; unsuccessful candidate to the Ninetieth Congress in 1966; municipal town manager, Gorham, Maine, 1967-1969; marketing director for an engineering firm, 1970-1972; city manager, Claremont, N.H., 1972-1973; community manager, Ocean Pines, Ocean City, Md., 1973-1974; town manager, Searsport, Maine, 1974-1981; city manager, Bath, Maine, 1981-1989; died on January 26, 2005, in Brunswick, Maine.