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Governor Frederick Plaisted:

He was born on July 26, 1865 in Bangor Maine. He died on March 4, 1943. He was the Governor of Maine from 1911 to 1913. His father is former Maine governor Harris Merril Plaisted. Married Frances Gullifer. He had a successful career in publishing and entered politics in 1896 serving as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. He also served as the mayor of Augusta from 1906 to 1910 and was Kennebec County sheriff from 1907 to 1908. He was the 48th governor of Maine. He is buried in Mount Hope cemetery in Bangor Maine. Governor Plaisted was involved in Malaga Island because he was the governor at the time. He planned the eviction and toured the island to decide its fate. He also made plans for the island to be given to Eli Perry’s decedents. All of the arrangements were made by the government which was controlled by him. The biggest issue in during his time in office was Malaga Island. That is what he is known for today.