William H9 Cressey
William H. Cressey
Division Commander, 1909-1910
Sons of Union Veterans' of the Civil War
Born May 1, 1872, in Dayton, Maine.
Married June 4, 1896, Carrie Drown, daughter of Alonzo Drown of
Gorham, Maine, born September 15, 1874.
He graduated at Buxton High School in the first class, 1890,
Shaw's Business College, Portland, Main, 1891. He was assistant
bookkeeper for F. O. Bailey Company, Portland, served as
Alderman of Westbrook, Maine, Captain Sons of Veterans' Camp,
Commander Maine Division, also National Commander-in-Chief.
He was employed by Ansel H. Porter, grocer, at Westbrook, 16
years. Served as secretary and director of the Maine Wholesale
and Retail Grocers' Association. Some years ago he formed a
Partnership in the grocery business with Frank Graffam, under
the firm name Cressey & Graffam. He and his wife are members of
First Parish Church, Gorham, Maine
(Cressey) Jensen born January 12, 1901.
Married September 3, 1927, Carl B. Jensen, teacher manual
training and some classes High School, Freeport, Maine.
Children of Phyllis and Carl B. Jensen:
Patricia E. Jensen, born April 1, 1929.