Robert A. Marden

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Robert A. Marden
Member of the Maine Senate
from the district
In office
Personal details
Born(1927-01-04)January 4, 1927
Waterville, Maine
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceWaterville, Maine
Alma materColby College; Boston University School of Law

Robert 'Bob' A. Marden (born January 4, 1927) is an American politician and attorney from Maine. Marden, a Republican, served two terms in the Maine Senate, representing part of Kennebec County, including his residence in Waterville, Maine.

Marden was born in Waterville and graduated from Waterville High School before studying at Colby College and Boston University School of Law. He was an acquaintance of future U.S. Senator George J. Mitchell. He was elected to the Maine Senate in November 1962 and served two terms, including one as President from 1963-1964. Blocked from seeking the Governor's seat by incumbent Republican John H. Reed, Marden left the Maine Legislature and returned to Waterville, where he set up a law firm.[1]

Marden was honored by the Harold Alfond Foundation upon his retirement as board trustee in 2013.[2]


  1. ^ Nicoll, Don (March 31, 1999). "Interview with Robert Marden" (PDF). Bates College. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Retirement of Robert A. Marden and Dedication of 2011 Opera House Renovation and Expansion" (PDF). Harold Alfond Foundation. Retrieved 18 July 2014.