KNOWLTON, EBENEZER, a Representative from Maine; born in Pittsfield, N.H., December 6, 1815; moved
with his parents to South Montville, Maine, in 1825; attended the common schools; studied theology
and entered the ministry; member of the State house of representatives 1844-1850 and served as
speaker in 1846; elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4,
1855-March 3, 1857); resumed his ministerial duties; died in South Montville, Maine, September 10,
1874; interment in the City Cemetery.