Maine Senate Firsts
Quick facts about the Maine State Senate…
The first State Senate had only 20 members.
The first Senate President was John Chandler.
The first female President of the Senate was Beverly Daggett.
The first Senate Secretary was Ebenezer Herrick.
The first State Senate met in Portland which was the first capital of Maine.
The first Senate President to ascend to the governorship was William D. Williamson in 1821.
The first Senate President was from Monmouth.
The first legislature to meet in the State House in Augusta met on January 4, 1832.