Donald Barrows PARTRIDGE, Congress, ME (1891-1946)


PARTRIDGE, Donald Barrows, a Representative from Maine; born in Norway, Oxford County, Maine, June 7, 1891; attended the common and high schools and was graduated from Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, in 1914; principal of the high school, at Canton, Maine, 1914-1917; was elected clerk of the supreme judicial court for Oxford County in 1918 and served from 1919 to 1931; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1924 and commenced practice in Norway, Maine, the same year; served as town clerk 1924-1931; member of the board of education of Norway 1926-1931; served as chairman of the Oxford County Republican committee for six years; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-second Congress (March 4, 1931-March 3, 1933); was not a candidate for renomination in 1932; resumed the practice of law in Norway, Maine; member of the Maine Industrial Accident Commission; died in Portland, Maine, June 5, 1946, while on a business trip; interment in Norway Pine Grove Cemetery, South Paris, Maine.

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