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MAYORS OF BOSTON.

Mayors of the City of Boston.
From 1833 to the Present Time.

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NAME. Place and Date of Birth. Died. o: *John Phillips... . . . . . . . . . Boston............. Nov. 26, 1770 May 29, 1823 1822.... 1 *Josiah Quincy.......... Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . Feb. 4, 1772 July 1. 1864 1823–28.6 *Harrison Gray Otis..... Boston... . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 8, 1765 || Oct. 28, 1848 1829–31.3 *Charles Wells. . . . . . . . . . . Boston....... . . . . . . . Dec. 30, 1786 June 3, 1866 1832–33.2 *Theodore Lyman, jr.... Bosion............. Feb. 19, 1792 July 17, 1849 | 1834–35.2 *Samuel T. Armstrong... Dorchester........ Apr. 29, 1784 || Mar. 26, 1850 1836.... 1 *Samuel A. Eliot......... Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . Mar. 5, 1798 Jan. 29, 1862 | 1837–39.3 *Jonathan Chapman. . . . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 23, 1807 || May 25, 1848 1840–42.3 *Martin Brimmer. . . . . . . . Roxbury. . . . . . . . . . . June 8, 1793 April 25, 1847 | 1843–44.2 *Thomas A. Davis. . . . . . . Brookline... ........ Dec. 11, 1798 || Nov. 22, 1845 1845.... 1 *Josiah Quincy, jr. . . . . . . Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 17, 1802 | Nov. 2, 1882 | 1846–48.3 *John P. Bigelow........ Groton . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 25, 1797 July 4, 1872 | 1849–51.3 *Benjamin Seaver....... Roxbury. . . . . . . . . . . Apr. 12, 1795 | Feb. 14, 1856 | 1852–53.2 *Jerome W. C. Smith. .... Conway, N. H...... July 20, 1800 || Aug. 20, 1879 | 1854–55.2 *Alexander H. Rice. . . . . Newton............ Aug. 30, 1818 July 22, 1895 | 1856–57.2 *Frederic W. Lincoln, jr. Boston............. Feb. 27, 1817 | Sept. 13, 1898 || 1858–60.3 *Joseph M. Wightman... Boston ..... ........ Oct. 19, 1812 Jan. 25, 1885 1861–62.2 *Frederic W. Lincoln, jr. (See above)...................... (See above) 1863–66.4 *Otis NorCrOSS. . . . . . . . . . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 2, 1811 | Sept. 5, 1882 | 1867....I *Nathaniel B. Shurtleff. . . Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . June 29, 1810 || Oct. 17, 1874 1868–70.3 *William Gaston. . . . . . . . Killingly, Conn..... Oct. 3, 1820 | Jan. 19, 1894 | 1871–72.2 *Henry L. Pierce........ Stoughton, - ... . . . . Aug. 23, 1825 Dec. 17, 1896 || 1873.... 1 *Samuel C. Cobb ........ Taunton. . . . . . . . . . . May 22, 1826 Feb. 18, 1891 1874–76.3 *Frederick O. Prince.... Boston.... . . . . . . . . . .Jan. 18, 1818 June 6, 1899 || 1877.... 1 *Henry L. Pierce........ (See above) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (See above) 1873. ... 1 *Frederick O. Prince.... (See above) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (See above) 1879–81.3 Samuel A. Green....... Groton . . . . . . . . . . . Mar. 16, 1830 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1882.... 1 *Albert Palmer. . . . . . . . . . Candia, N. H. . . . . . . Jan. 17, 1831 || May 21, 1887 1883.... 1 MAYORS OF THE CITY OF BOSTON.— Concluded.

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NAME. Place and Date of Birth. Died. |}|...}. Augustus P. Martin ..... Abbot, Me... . . . . . . . NOW. 23, 1835 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1884. ... 1 *Hugh O’Brien ........... Ireland. . . . . . . . . . . . . July 13, 1827 Aug. 1, 1895 | 1885–88.4 Thomas N. Hart ......... North Reading..... Jan. 20, 1829 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1889–90.2 Nathan Matthews, jr. ....| Boston...... to e o & © e so Mar. 28, 1854 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1891–94.4 |BGwin U. Curtis . . . . . . . . . ROXbury. . . . . . . . . . . Mar. 26, 1861 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1895 .... 1 fjosiah Quincy . . . . . . . . . . . Quincy... . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 15, 1859 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896–99.2 f'Thomas N. Hart ......... (See above). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1900.... * Deceased, f Elected for two years. Stat. 1895, chap. 449. Chairmen of the Board of Aldermen. NAME. Place and Date of Birth. Died. |}. *William Washburn. . . . . . Lyme, N. H. . . . . . . . . . Oct. 7, 1808 || Oct. 30, 1890 1855 *Pelham Bonney.... . . . . . . Pembroke.......... Feb. 21, 1802 || April 29, 1861 | 1856–57 *Joseph Milner Wightman| Boston.............. Oct. 19, 1812 || Jan. 25, 1885 1858 *Silas Peirce. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Scituate. . . . . . . . . . . . . Feb. 15, 1793 || Aug. 27, 1879 | 1859 *Otis Clapp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Westhampton.. S . March 3, 1806 | Sept. 18, 1886 1860 *Silas Peirce. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (See above). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (See above) 1861 *Thomas Phillips Rich....| Lynn. . . . . . . . . . . . . March 31, 1803 || Dec. 11, 1875 1862 *Thomas Coffin Amory, jr. Boston... . . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 16, 1812 || Oct. 10, 1899 || 1863 *Otis Norcross . . . . . . . . . . . . Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nov. 2, 1811 | Sept. 5, 1882 | 1864 *George Washing to n Messinger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Feb. 5, 1813 | April 27, 1870 | 1865–66 *Charles Wesley Slack....| Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . Feb. 21, 1825 | April 11, 1885 1867 *George Washing to n Messinger. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (See above). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (See above) 1868 *Benjamin James. . . . . . . . Scituate. . . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 22, 1814 || April 13, 1901 | 1869 Newton Talbot. . . . . . . . . . . Stoughton........ March 10, 1815 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1870 *Charles Edward Jenkins, Scituate. . . . . . . . . . . . . July 29, 1817 | Aug. 1, 1882 | 1871 Samuel Little . . . . . . . . . . . . Hingham. . . . . . . . . . Aug. 15, 1827 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1872 *Le on a r d Richardson Cutter... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jaffrey, N. H. . . . . . . . July 1, 1825 July 13, 1894 | 1873 *John Taylor Clark....... Sanbornton, N. H., Sept. 19, 1825 || Oct. 29, 1880 1874–77

CHAIRMEN

CHAIRMEN OF

OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN.

THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN. — Concluded.

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NAME. Place and Date of Birth. Died. |}. Solomon Bliss Stebbins. . . Warren . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 18, 1830 | ............... 1878 *Hugh O'Brien ........... Ireland. . . . . . . . . . . . . July 13, 1827 Aug. 1, 1895. 1879–81 Solomon Bliss Stebbins...| Warren............. Jan. 18, 1830 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1882 *Hugh O’Brien............ (see above)..... ... (See above) | 1883 *Charles Warney Whitten. Vassalboro’, Me ...May 10, 1829 || Mar. 18, 1891 | 1884–85 Charles Hastings Allen...| Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . June 14, 1828 | . . . . . . . . . . . . ... | 1886 Patrick John Donovan.. I Charlestown... . . . . . April 9, 1848 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1887 Charles Hastings Allen... (See above). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1888 Homer Rogers . . . . . . . . . . . Sudbury . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 11, 1840 .............. 1889 William Power Wilson ..] Baltimore, Md..... Nov. 15, 1852 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1890 Herbert Schaw Carruth. . . Dorchester......... Feb. 15, 1855 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1891 John Henry Lee......... Boston ... . . . . . . . . . April 26, 1846 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1892–93 Alpheus Sanford ........ North Attleboro’.... July 5, 1856 | .............. 1894–95 John Henry Lee. . . . . . . . . (See above). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896 f Perlie Appleton Dyar...| Lynn...... . . . . . . . . March 26, 1857 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1897–98 f.Joseph Aloysius Conry... Brookline.......... Sept. 12, 1868 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1898 David Franklin Barry... Boston.............. Feb. 29, 1852 | .............. 1899 Michael Joseph O’Brien...] Ireland............. Feb. 11, 1855 .............. 1900 James Henry Doyle...... Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . June 17, 1867 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1901 * Deceased.

f Perlie A. Dyar from January 25, 1898, to April 1, 1898, and October 1, 1898, to end of

year. Joseph A. Conry from April 1, 1898, to October 1, 1898.

The Mayor was ex-officio Chairman of the Board of Aldermen until 1855.

Presidents of the Common Council.

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NAME. Place and Date of Birth. Died. §: *William Prescott . . . . . . . . Pepperell . . . . . . . . Aug. 19, 1762 | Dec. 8, 1844 1822 *John Welles . . . . . . . . . . . . . Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . Oct. 14, 1764 Sept. 26, 1855 1823 *Francis Johonnot Oliver, Boston.............. Oct. 10, 1777 || Aug. 21, 1858 1824–25 *John Richardson Adan...] Boston.............. July 8, 1793 || July 4, 1849 | 1826–28 *Eliphalet Williams....... Taunton. . . . . . . . . . . March 7, 1778 June 12, 1855 | 1829 *Benjamin Toppan Pick. Ihall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Salem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 17, 1790 Mar. 22, 1835 | 1830–31 *John Prescott Bigelow..| Groton............. Aug. 25, 1797 July 4, 1872 | 1832–33 *Josiah Quincy, jr........ Boston..... . . . . . . . . Jan. 17, 1802 | Nov. 2, 1882 | 1834–36 *Philip Marett............ Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 25, 1792 || Mar. 22, 1869 1837–40 *Edward Blake. . . . . . . . . . . Boston... . . . . . . . . . . Sept. 28, 1805 | Sept. 4, 1873 | 1841–43 *Peleg Whitman Chandler New Gloucester, Me., April 12, 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 28, 1889 1844–45 *George Stillman Hillard, Machias, Me....... Sept. 22, 1808 || Jan. 21, 1879 | 1846–471 *Benjamin Seaver........ Roxbury.......... April 12, 1795 | Feb. 14, 1856 1847 2–49 *Francis Brinley.......... Boston.... . . . . . . . . . Nov. 10, 1800 || June 14, 1889 1850–51 *Henry Joseph Gardner...] Dorchester......... June 14, 1818 July 19, 1892 | 1852–53 *Alexander H a m il t O n ice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Newton. . . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 30, 1818 July 22, 1895 | 1854 Joseph Story..... . . . . . . . . . Marblehead. . . . . . . . Nov. 11, 1822 |.............. . 1855 Oliver Stevens . . . . . . . . . . . . Andover........... June 22, 1825 |................ 1856-57 *Samuel Wallace Waldron, jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Portsmouth, N.H...Oct. 24, 1828, Aug. 24, 1882 1858 *Josiah Putnam Bradlee, Boston............. June 10, 1817 | Feb. 2, 1887 | 1859–60 *Joseph Hildreth Bradley, Haverhill.......... March 5, 1822 || Oct. 5, 1882 1861 *Joshua Dorsey Ball..... Daltimore, Md...... July 11, 1828 || Dec. 18, 1892 | 1862 *George Silsbee Hale..... Keene, N. H....... Sept. 24, 1825 July 27, 1897 | 1863–64 William Bentley Fowle, jr. Boston s e is a to e e s e e s - e. July 27, 1826 |................ 1865 Joseph Story. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (See above)... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1866 *Weston Lewis . . . . . . . . . . . Hingham.......... April 14, 1834 April 6, 1893 | 1867 Charles Hastings Allen...| Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . June 14, 1828 |................ 1868 *William Giles Harris . . . . . Revere... . . . . . . . . . . . May 15, 1828 || Oct. 29, 1897 | 1869 Melville Ezra Ingalls..... Harrison Me... . . . . . Sept. 6, 1842 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1870

* Deceased.

1.To July 1.

2 From July 1.

PRESIDENTS OF THE COMMON COUNCIL. — Concluded.

NAME. Place and Date of Birth. Died. |}.

Matthias Rich. . . . . . . . . . . . . Truro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . June 8, 1820 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1871 Marquis Fayette Dickin

Son, jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amherst. . . . . . . . . . . . Jan. 16, 1840 |................ 1872 Edward Olcott Shepard... Hampton, N. H. ... Nov. 25, 1835 |................ 1873–74 *Halsey Joseph Boardman Norwich, Vt........ May 19, 1834 || Jan. 15, 1900 | 1875 John Quincy. A d a m s

Brackett. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bradford, N. H..... June 8, 1842 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1876 *Benjamin Pope.......... Waterford, Ire..... Jan. 13, 1829 | Sept. 24, 1879 1877–78 *William H. Whitmore ... Dorchester... . . . . . . . . Sept. 6, 1836 June 14, 1900 1879 Harvey Newton Shepard. | Boston............... July 8, 1850 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1880 Andrew Jackson Bailey. . . Charlestown. . . . . . . July 18, 1840 | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1881 1 *Charles Edward Pratt...| Vassalboro, Me... March 13, 1845 Aug. 20, 1898 || 18812–82 *James Joseph Flynn....| St. John, N. B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1835 | Mar. 26, 1884 | 1883 & Godfrey Morse. . . . . . . . . . . . Wachenheim, Germany, May

17, 1846. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18834

John Henry Lee . . . . . . . . . . Boston. . . . . . . . . . . April 26, 1846 |... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1884 Edward John Jenkins....| London, England... Dec. 20, 1854 |...... . . . . . . . . . . 1885-86 I)avid Franklin Barry.... Boston ............. Feb. 29, 1852 |... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1887–88 Horace Gwynne Allen...| Jamaica Plain...... July 27, 1855 |. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1889–90 David Franklin Barry....] (See above) ............ to e s is e o a e s e o s e o e o s as a e o on to s is 1891–93 *Christopher F. O’Brien... Boston..... . . . . . . . . Feb. 17, 1869 | April 25, 1899 || 1894–95 Joseph A Conry. . . . . . . . . . Brookline. . . . . . . . . . Sept. 12, 1868 |... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1896–97 Timothy L. Connolly.....| Boston. . . . . . . . . . . October 5, 1871 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1898 Daniel Joseph Kiley...... Boston. . . . . . . . . . . . . July 27, 1874 |... . . . . . . . . . . . . 1899–

1 TO Oct. 27.
2. From Oct. 27.

3 TO June 11.

* Deceased.

4 From June 14.

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