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Sen. George Mitchell ’54 Receives Ellis Island Family Heritage Award Archives


Sen. George J. Mitchell ’54 was one of four individuals honored by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation “for their contributions to the American Dream.”

Mitchell was the Government Service recipient of an Ellis Island Family Heritage Award and spoke about his mother’s journey from Lebanon, through Ellis Island, to Waterville, Maine, in 1920.