Asher Crosby HINDS


HINDS, Asher Crosby, a Representative from Maine; born in Benton, Kennebec County, Maine, February 6, 1863; attended the public schools and Coburn Classical Institute; was graduated from Colby College, Waterville, Maine, in 1883; began newspaper work in Portland in 1884; clerk to the Speaker, United States House of Representatives, 1889-1891; clerk at the Speaker’s table, United States House of Representatives, 1895-1911; editor of the Rules, Manual, and Digest of the House of Representatives in 1899 and of Hinds’ Precedents of the House of Representatives 1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second, Sixty-third, and Sixty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1917); resided in Washington, D.C., until his death on May 1, 1919; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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