HAMMONS, David, (1808 - 1888)

HAMMONS, David, a Representative from Maine; born in Cornish, Maine, May 12, 1808; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine; member of the State senate in 1840 and 1841; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); continued the practice of law until his death in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, on November 7, 1888; interment in Woodland Cemetery.