Frederic Hale Parkhurst

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Frederic Hale Parkhurst
52nd Governor of Maine
In office
January 5, 1921 – January 31, 1921
Preceded by Carl E. Milliken
Succeeded by Percival Baxter
Personal details
Born November 5, 1864
Bangor, Maine
Died January 31, 1921 (age 51)
Augusta, Maine
Political party Republican

Frederic Hale Parkhurst (November 5, 1864 in Bangor, Maine – January 31, 1921 in Augusta, Maine) was an American politician from Maine.

Parkhurst ran for governor in 1920 and won the general election with 65% of the vote. He took office as Maine's 52nd Governor on January 5, 1921, collapsed on his first day of office, and died of pneumonia on January 31, 1921. His 26 days as Governor make his term one of the shortest in Maine history; the record belongs to Nathaniel Haskell, who served for 25 hours in 1953. Senate President Percival Proctor Baxter, also a Republican, finished his term in office.


Political offices
Preceded by
Carl E. Milliken
Governor of Maine
Succeeded by
Percival P. Baxter