HAMMONS, David (1808-1888)

HAMMONS, DAVID, a Representative from Maine; born in Cornish, Maine, May 12, 1808; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine; member of the State senate in 1840 and 1841; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); continued the practice of law until his death in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, on November 7, 1888; interment in Woodland Cemetery.

Harvard Law School Library
Small Manuscript Collection
Cambridge, MA
Papers: 1851-1859, 34 items.
The Mark D.L. Lane letters include mention of Hammons.