Sunday, May 26, 2024
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Vinton Cassidy

County Commissioner — Washington County

University of Southern MaineB.S. Vocational Education


Vinton was born in Eastport and raised in Calais. He graduated from Calais Memorial High School, Northern Maine Vocational Technical Institute, and the University of Southern Maine with a BS in Vocational Education. He and his wife, Anne, live in Calais. They have four children and seven grandchildren.

Vinton has spent many years as a public servant. He was first elected to the Calais City Council in 1971 and went on to serve a total of sixteen years including several terms as Mayor. Vinton also served in the Maine State Senate for six years. Governor Baldacci later appointed him to the Commission on Government, Ethics, and Election Practices on which he served two years.

Vinton recently retired from Washington County Community College after 33 years, and served in many leadership positions during his tenure there. Elected as a Washington County Commissioner in 2012, Vinton began his term in 2013.


Mailing Address: 85 Court Street, Machias, ME 04654
Street Address: 85 Court Street, Machias, ME 04654
Phone: (207) 255-3127