Plummer, Edward (1863 - 1932)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction

Edward C. Plummer was born in Freeport, ME, and grew up in Bath, where he worked in the shipyards to pay his way through school. He graduated from Bowdoin (1887; A.M., 1890), worked as a newspaperman in Bath, then in 1898 began to practice law and enlisted in the U.S. Navy, commissioned as an assistant paymaster. From 1921, he was a member of the U. S. Shipping Board, vice-president from 1923.

Selected Bibliography

  • Souvenir of Three Hundredth Anniversary of American Shipbuilding: Bath, Maine, August 5-9, 1907 (1907)
  • Reminiscences of a Yarmouth Schoolboy (1926)
  • Shipping Sense: a Compilation of Certain Addresses (1926)
  • True Tales of the Sea, 1864-1898 (1930)
  • Ancient Augusta: a Novel from History (1932)
  • The Edward Clarence Plummer History of Bath, Maine (1936)