Representative G. Paul Waterhouse
Paul Waterhouse is the State Representative for House District 98, which includes Bridgton and Harrison in Cumberland County, and Lovell, Stow and Sweden in Oxford County. He lives in Bridgton with his spouse, Nancy Waterhouse
Rep. Waterhouse is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served from 1960 to 1966 and earning the Cuban Missile Crisis Ribbon. He was a Boatswain's Mate Third Class and coxswain of LCVPs and LCMs, both landing craft. He is a retired carpenter and former owner of Waterhouse Carpentry.
Rep. Waterhouse has been appointed to serve on the Judiciary Committee and the Ethics Committee for the upcoming 125th Legislature. Rep. Waterhouse returns for service in the 125th Legislature after previous legislative experience, during which he served one term each on the Criminal justice and Natural Resources Committees and three terms on the Judiciary Committee.
Rep. Waterhouse holds an Associate's degree in liberal arts from Northeast Community College and majored in zoology at the University of New Hampshire.
He is active in his community as a member of a variety of organizations, including the Bridgton Historical Society; the Lakes Environmental Association; and the National Rifle Association. An avid chess player, he also belongs to the Portland Chess Club and the U.S. Chess Federation.
Rep. Waterhouse lists his personal interests as cross-country skiing, hiking, kayaking, swimming and walking. He also is an avid read of philosophy, science, economics and history, describing himself as a "history buff."