Neil Rolde

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Neil Rolde
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Member of the Maine House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1931-07-25)July 25, 1931
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedMay 15, 2017(2017-05-15) (aged 85)
York, Maine, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceYork, Maine
Alma materYale University
ProfessionAuthor, Historian

Neil Rolde (July 25, 1931[1] – May 15, 2017) was an American historian, author, philanthropist and politician from Maine.

Rolde was born and grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts. He studied at Phillips Academy in Andover. He earned a BA in English Literature at Yale University and a masters in journalism at Columbia University.

In 1990, Rolde won the Democratic Party's nomination but lost to the incumbent Republican Senator Bill Cohen.[2]

Rolde died of natural causes at his home in York, Maine on May 15, 2016 at the age of 85.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Archives - Bates College".
  2. L'Heureux, Juliana (January 12, 2011). "Maine historian and writer Neil Rolde". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 27 November 2011.
  3. Associated Press (May 16, 2017). "Neil Rolde, Politician, Historian, Author, Dies at 85". U.S. News. Retrieved May 16, 2017.