Sentence Examples with the word fessenden

WILLIAM PITT FESSENDEN (1806-1869), American statesman and financier, was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire, on the 16th of October 1806.

After graduating at Bowdoin College in 1823, he studied law, and in 1827 was admitted to the bar, eventually settling in Portland, Main, where for two years he was associated in practice with his father, Samuel Fessenden (1784-1869), a prominent lawyer and anti-slavery leader.