Frederick G. Payne
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1904
Date of Death: 1978
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Businessman, politician
Political Party: Republican Party
Political Office(s): Governor of Maine,
United States Senator from Maine
Fictional Appearances:
The Hot War
POD: November, 1950
Appearance(s): Bombs Away
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Political Office(s): Governor of Maine

Frederick George Payne (July 24, 1904 – June 15, 1978) was an American businessman and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Maine from 1953 to 1959. He previously served as the 60th Governor of Maine from 1949 to 1953.

Frederick G. Payne in The Hot War[]

After the Soviet Union's atomic attack on Bangor on March 2, 1951, Maine Governor Fred Payne called out the National Guard. Every other state attacked that day followed suit.[1]


  1. Bombs Away, pg. 170, ebook.
Political offices
Preceded by
Horace Hildreth
Governor of Maine
Succeeded by
Burton M. Cross
Preceded by
Owen Brewster
U.S. Senator from Maine
Served alongside: Margaret Chase Smith
Succeeded by
Edmund Muskie