BRIDGTON – Harry N. Winslow, 84, of Harrison, died May 8, at Bridgton Hospital.

He was born in Harrison the son of Harry Nathaniel and Verna Jordan Winslow and graduated from Bridgton Academy in 1937. Mr. Winslow was self-employed as a farmer and logger with horses for many of his early employment years.

He drove defense bus to the South Portland shipyard during World War II. He later was employed at various sawmills and associated lumber activities. He spent his entire life in Harrison other than six years as a herdsman at Ram Island Farms in Cape Elizabeth.

After this he was employed as Harrison Road Foreman until he retired from this position in 1985. He was a past trustee of the Caswell Public Library, member of the Harrison Fire Department, member of the Harrison Planning Board, a member of the Harrison Cemetery Association, a member of the Harrison Historical Society and a charter member of the Farmers Draft Horse Club.

Mr. Winslow’s hobbies included hunting, fishing, and anything to do with horses. His favorite pastime was reading. After his activities became restricted in 1998, he received and read almost 1,000 large print books from the Maine State Library.

He was an avid historian and had memorized many detailed accounts of Harrison people and history.

Mr. Winslow is survived by his wife of 63 years, Abbie Ethel Winslow of Harrison; a son, William of Harrison; a daughter, Martha Jackson of Bridgton; a son, Brian of Bridgton; a brother, Harmon Seavey of Harrison; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

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