Thomas Hamlin Hubbard Military Person

Thomas hamlin hubbard

Thomas Hamlin Hubbard (December 20, 1838 – May 19, 1915) was a Union Army colonel from Maine during the Civil War who was awarded the honorary grade of brevet brigadier general, United States Volunteers, for meritorious service. After the war, Hubbard was a lawyer, railroad executive, financier, businessman and philanthropist. Soldier, lawyer, philanthropist, and financier, Hubbard was best known for his enthusiasm for Arctic exploration, which contributed to the discovery of the North Pole. For years he was President of the Peary Arctic Club, which was formed to give Admiral Robert E. Peary financial backing in his polar quest; but after this quest had ended in success Hubbard's interest in the frozen north did not end, and he was one of the financial contributors to the Donald B. MacMillan expedition in the Arctic studying the native tribes. Hubbard was born in Hallowell, Maine, December 20, 1838. He was the second son of Maine governor Dr. John Hubbard, who signed the infamous Maine Liquor Law in 1851. After graduating from Bowdoin College in 1857 and subsequently studying law at the Albany (New York) Law School, he was admitted to the New York bar.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 20th, 1838
United States of America
Date of death
May 19th, 1915 at age of 76
Place of death
New York City, New York, United States of America




1. Bowdoin College Colleges/University

Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/, founded in 1794, is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. The college enrolls approximately 1,700 students and has been coeducational since 1971. It offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and the student-faculty ratio is 9:1. Famous alumni include Joshua Chamberlain, Henry W. Longfellow, Franklin Pierce and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Type Private school
2013. 1.04 bil. $
2011. 904 mil. $
Institution colors
June 24th, 1794
255 Maine Street, 04011 - Brunswick, Maine
2013. 1,795
2010. 1,762
2009. 1,777
Acceptance rate
2013. 14.9 %
2010. 16.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 45 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
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