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Lewiston in Androscoggin County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza

 
 
Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza Marker [side in English] image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
1. Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza Marker [side in English]
Inscription.  
This Plaza is named for the Honorable Armand A. Dufresne, Jr. (1909-1994), the first person of Franco-American heritage to serve as Maine's Chief Justice. Prior to the appointment as Chief Justice, he served as Androscoggin County Attorney, as Judge of Probate, as a Justice of Maine's Superior Court, and as an Associate Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. As Chief Justice, he demonstrated extraordinary leadership in modernizing and unifying Maine's Court System. Throughout his entire distinguished legal career, he consistently applied the law in a wise, caring, and humane manner.

Cette place porte le nom de l'Honorable Armand A. Dufresne, Jr. (1904-1994), la première personne d'héritage franco-américain à servir comme Juge en Chef de la Cour Suprême Judiciaire du Maine. Il a aussi servie comme Procureur du Comté d'Androscoggin, Juge Successoral, Juge de la Cour Supérieure, et Juge Associé de la Cour Suprême Judiciaire du Maine avant d'être nommé Juge en Chef. Pendant son mandat, il a modernisé et unifié le système judiciaire du Maine. Connu pour son sens aigu du droit et pour sa nature sage et attentionnée,
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on dit de lui qu'il pouvait exercer le droit avec une chaleur humaine.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 44° 5.847′ N, 70° 13.042′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, Maine, in Androscoggin County. Marker is on Lisbon Street (Maine Route 196) 0.2 miles north of Ash Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72 Lisbon St, Lewiston ME 04240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewiston, Maine (a few steps from this marker); Music Hall (a few steps from this marker); Peck's Department Store / Le Grand Magasin Peck (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Haymarket Square / La Place du Marché des Fourrages (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial Park / Le Parc des Vétérans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Star Families Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Industry / Les Débuts de L'Industrie (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza Marker [side in French] image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
2. Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza Marker [side in French]
Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
3. Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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