List of people from Portland, Maine

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The following list includes notable people who were born or have lived in Portland, Maine.

Birthplace of Thomas B. Reed c. 1915 (since demolished)
Wadsworth-Longfellow House c. 1910
Fort Levett

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  • Nathaniel Gordon, the only American slave trader to be tried, convicted, and executed under the Piracy Law of 1820 "for being engaged in the Slave Trade."
  • Ellen Martin Henrotin, social reformer, born in Portland, Maine
  • Lois Galgay Reckitt (born 1944), executive director of Family Crisis Services, Portland, Maine

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davis, Henry Blaine Jr. (1998). Generals in Khaki. Raleigh, NC: Pentland Press. pp. 140–141. ISBN 978-1-57197-088-6.