Sewall in 1896
November 25, 1835
September 5, 1900 (aged 64)
Small Point, Maine
|Spouse(s)||Emma Duncan Crocker|
|Children||Harold Marsh Sewall and William Dunning Sewall|
|Occupation||Shipbuilder, railroad president and director, bank president|
Arthur Sewall (November 25, 1835 – September 5, 1900) was a U.S. Democratic politician from Maine most notable as William Jennings Bryan's first running mate in 1896. As the Populist Party nominee, Bryan had another running mate as well, Thomas E. Watson. Sewall never held elective office, although he was a member of the Democratic National Committee from 1888 to 1896.
Arthur Sewall's main claim to fame had been as an exceptionally successful, wealthy shipbuilder and New England industrialist. He was a director of the 
- The First Battle: A Story of the Campaign of 1896 By William Jennings Bryan see Chapter 12, page 221
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|Party political offices|
Democratic vice presidential nominee
Sewall's grandson, Sumner Sewall, served as Governor of Maine from 1941 to 1945, as a Republican.