Beverly Daggett


Age: 69

Summary: former Maine state legislator who became the first woman to serve as Maine Senate president when she was first elected to the Maine Senate in 1996 after serving five terms representing Augusta in the House of Representatives, but who was a Senate Democrat leader during the 120th Maine Legislature working closely with both parties to set a power-sharing agreement that resulted in the Senate's first-ever partisan tie, and who also was a Kennebec County commissioner.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: 1945

Died: September 6, 2015

Lewiston, Maine