Barbara Guild McKernan, the mother of former Maine Governor John
McKernan and the mother-in-law of U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, died
March 14th. She was active in Republican political circles, and
served as a member of the Bangor, ME, City Council from 1977 to 1983.
During that time, she was also President of the Maine Municipal
Association from 1982 to 1983. The following is a link to an obituary
of Mrs. McKernan as it appears in the Bangor Daily News.