Albert Benjamin DeHaven

April 13, 1889 – September 30, 1970 Division Commander 1925 Commander-in-Chief 1957-1958 Albert B. DeHaven was elected Commander-in-Chief of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War at the 76th National Encampment held in Detroit, Michigan, August 18-22, 1957. He was the third Commander-in- Chief to serve from the Department of Maine and was…

George Newell Pond

November 27, 1883 – November 16, 1951 Division Commander 1924 Descended from William Pond Pvt. Co. I, 9th ME Mustered in September 9, 1861 Obituary  George N. Pond, 68, a well known carpenter, died Friday morning at his home, 199 Forest avenue, following a brief illness.  A native of Orrington, he was the son of…

William Walker Jewett

March 30, 18 – December 15, 1941 Division Commander 1923 Descended from William Henry Jewett 12 & 30th ME, Reg. Inf. Mustered in November 1, 1861 Obituary W.W. Jewett, Sons of Veterans Leader and Philatelist, Dies Was Manager of Stamp News William W. Jewett, 72, past commander of the Maine Division, Sons of Union Veterans,…

Buel Leonard Merrill

November 17, 1867 – November 5, 1945 Division Commander 1922 Descended from Leonard H. Merrill 2nd Reg. Maine Calvary Mustered in December 3, 1863 Obituary Gardiner Man Dies of Injuries After Car Crash Gardiner, Nov. 5 – Buel L. Merrill, 76-year old Gardiner resident, died Monday noon at the Gardiner General Hospital as the result…

Frank Clinton Ayer

August 23, 1865 – May 30, 1942 Division Commander 1921  Descended from Erastus W. Ayer Pvt. Co. A Mustered in May, 1861 Obituary Frank C. Ayer, 76, 97 Goff street, Auburn, died Monday evening at the Central Maine General Hospital four hours after he had been admitted as a patient.  A former Maine Central railroad station…

Robert Alexander Cony

September 19, 1876 – January 1, 1945 Division Commander 1920-1921 Descended from Robert A. Cony Pvt 21st ME Vol. Mustered in September 10, 1862 Obituary Justice Robert Cony, Many Years Civic Leader, Dies Here Justice Robert A. Cony of the Maine Superior Court died at the Augusta General Hospital Monday evening, New Year’s Day, succumbing…