Benjamin Greene (politician)

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Benjamin Greene (May 5, 1764 – October 15, 1837) was an American politician from Maine. Greene spent one term in the Maine House of Representatives in 1824. During his term, he served as Speaker of the House. He was a resident of South Berwick in York County.

Greene was born in Waltham, Massachusetts on May 5, 1764, and graduated from Harvard in 1784, where he studied divinity. He became a Unitarian minister in Medway, Massachusetts in 1788. In 1797 or 1798, Greene was hired as principal of Berwick Academy. He studied law with and was admitted to the Maine Bar in 1801. He died in Athens, Maine on October 15, 1837.[1]


  1. ^ Maine (District) Constitutional convention (1894). The Debates and Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Maine 1819-'20: And Amendments Subsequently Made to the Constitution. Maine farmers' almanac Press. pp. 2–. Retrieved 10 May 2015.

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