in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; US Politics; State and Local Government. 849 words.
Day, Albert (06 October 1812–26 April 1894), physician, temperance advocate, legislator, and leader in the treatment of inebriety, was born in Wells, Maine, the son of Nahum Day and Persis...