Representative Stanley Byron Short, Jr.
PO Box 103, Pittsfield, ME 04967
Rep. Stanley B. Short Jr. is a life long Mainer of Irish decent with a broad business background in the fundamental industries in the State of Maine from the union, management, and business owner perspectives. Stanley is serving his first term in the House of Representatives.
He is a member of the Legislature’s Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee. Stanley is an avid bird hunter and birddog trainer and enjoys fresh water fishing throughout the State of Maine and beyond. Stanley married Debora Hapworth in November of 1972 at St. Marks Episcopal Church in Waterville where they continue to worship to this day. They raised two children, Derek and Gillian, and have been blessed with five grandchildren. Stanley and Debora remain happily married after more than forty years.
Stanley has a strong desire to serve and assist people, which has been evident throughout his career in an elected capacity as well as from a business standpoint. He holds in high regard his appointment to the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee. It is his belief that the work done by this committee will have a very positive effect on the well being of the State of Maine and its people.
Stanley’s hobbies include reading books about politics and political figures from all over the world and bird hunting with his German Shorthair, Maggie. During the late 1970s and early 1980s Stanley traveled throughout New England successfully participating in Birddog Field Trials.
Stanley was instrumental in the birth of the Central Maine Brittany Club and was elected and served one term as its president. Stanley and Debora have a shared love of working on there old farm house in Pittsfield and they are both very proud of what they have accomplished together regarding that effort. Currently Stanley and Debora own and operate a gift shop on Hartland Ave in Pittsfield called, “The Right Place.”