Bio of Fritz H. Twitchell
A Collection of Biographical Sketches.
Prepaired under the direction of Henry Chase
Portland, ME.
The Lakeside Press, Publisher

FRITZ H. TWITCHELL, of Bath, Me., was born in Portland in 1855. He was educated in the public schools of that city, and graduated from the Portland High School, after which he engaged actively and successfully in business. For several years he was in the wholesale dry goods business in Portland with the firms of Locke, Twitchell & Co. and Twitchell, Chapman & Co.

In 1879 Mr. Twitchell moved to Bath and has since resided there. In 1881 he married Miss Emma P. Harding, of Bath, a daughter of Col. E. K. Harding.

He has sought always to promote all enterprises that, in his judgment, would conduce to the public welfare. Having the confidence of the business community to an unlimited extent, he has become associated in the management of many corporations in which Bath capital is interested. He is connected with the Worumbo Manufacturing Company of Lisbon Falls as Clerk of the corporation and buyer. He is Treasurer of the Androscoggin Water Power. Company, of Lisbon Falls, Bath Gas and Electric Company, Bath Street Railway, and is interested in and a director of several manufacturing and gas and electric corporations and street railway companies. In 1891 he was elected President of the American Industrial and Shipping League, which position he still holds.

Mr. Twitchell has been prominent in Masonic circles in Bath, having been Eminent Commander of Dunlap Commandery, Knights Templar, and is now an officer of the Grand Commandery of Maine. In 1890 he was Grand Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias of Maine.

He has taken quite an interest in local politics. He was Mayor of Bath in 1891 and 1892, and a member of the City Government in 1883, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, and 1890, four of these years being President of the Common Council. He is a member of the House of Representatives for the years 1893 and 1894.

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