Hart Hall

James Hart

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James N. Hart graduated from the University of Maine in 1885. He was hired in 1887 to serve as the college’s first dean and acting president, positions he held until WWII. Hart also was a math professor from 1887 to 1937 and remained active for consultation until his death in 1957. Hart, who lived until his mid-90s, attended the dedication of Hart Hall in 1956.