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Finding Aid

Publication Date

2013

Date Range

1914-2004

Abstract

Louis C. Jalbert (1910 - 1989), was known as “Mr Democrat” for his state governmental service record. He was born in Lewiston Maine and educated in Lewiston schools. He attended the University of Maine-Portland and Bliss College, from which he obtained his J.D. He was a member of the Centre D’Héritage and the Jacques Cartier Snowshoe Club, and an officer of the Central Maine Railroad. He was Dean of the Maine House, and a legislator from 1945 until 1984 – a record 19 two-year terms. He held numerous committee chairs during this time, and was responsible for establishing the Central Maine Vocational Institute (later Central Maine Community College) and the building of the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge between Lewiston and Auburn. He married Yvonne Sproul In 1938 – the couple had no children.

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