Albert D. Bosson

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Albert Davis Bosson
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17th Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts
In office
1891–1891
Preceded by Arthur B. Champlin
Succeeded by Alfred C. Converse
Justice of the
Chelsea District Court[1]
In office
July 1892[2][3] – April 4, 1926[1]
Nominated by William E. Russell[3]
Associate Justice of
Chelsea District Court[1]
In office
December 1882[3] – July 1892[3]
Nominated by John Davis Long[1][4]
Personal details
Born November 8, 1853[1]
Chelsea, Massachusetts[1]
Died April 4, 1926[1][5][6][7]
Boston, Massachusetts[5][6][7]
Political party Republican (to 1884); Democratic[3]
Spouse(s) Alice Lavinia Campbell[8]
Children Campbell Bosson, b. November 18, 1888;[8]
Pauline Arlaud Bosson, b. February 24, 1894[8]
Residence Hereford Street, Boston, Massachusetts;
Hotel Sheraton, 91 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts (1926)[5]
Alma mater Phillips Exeter;[1]
Brown (1875);[1]
Boston University School of Law[4]
Profession Attorney;[1] Banker;[1]
Judge[5]

Albert Davis Bosson (November 8, 1853 – April 4, 1926) was a Massachusetts jurist, attorney, and politician who served as the seventeenth Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts.

Early life[edit]

Bosson was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts on November 8, 1853 to George Chapman and Jennie (Hood) Bosson.[1][3]

Family life[edit]

In 1887 Bosson married Alice Lavinia Campbell[8] the daughter of Charles A. and Lavinia (Hutchinson) Campbell.[8] They had two children, a son,[9] Campbell Bosson, born on November 18, 1888,[8] and a daughter, Pauline Arlaud Bosson, born on February 24, 1894.[8]

Judgeship[edit]

In December 1882[3] Governor John Davis Long[4] appointed Bosson as a Special Justice of the Chelsea Police Court.[3] In 1892 Bosson was nominated by Governor William E. Russell[3] to be a full Justice of the Chelsea Police Court. Bosson's nomination was approved at a meeting of the Governor's Council in July 1892.[2]

Death[edit]

Bosson died on Easter Sunday,[1] April 4, 1926, in his apartment at the Hotel Sheraton at 91 Bay State Road, in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood.[5][6]

References[edit]

Journal of the American Statistical Association Vol. 22, No. 158 (Jun., 1927), pp. 240–242.

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m American Statistical Association (June 1927), Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 22, No. 158, Boston, MA: American Statistical Association, p. 240. 
  2. ^ a b Boston Globe (July 14, 1892), FAVORS FROM GOVERNOR. Ex-Senator McDonald Made Gas Commissioner. Clerkship for Dr. James T. Leary of South Boston. Ex-Mayor Bosson Made Judge of the Chelsea Court., The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): 1. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of Today: a Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 386. 
  4. ^ a b c Cutter, William Richard (1908), Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Vol. III, New York, NY: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., p. 1383. 
  5. ^ a b c d e Boston Globe (April 5, 1926), JUDGE BOSSON, AGED 73, DEAD Eyesight Had Been Impaired Over Year Served as Mayor of Chelsea In 1890 and Was Reelected Long Active in Business and Social Circles, The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): 4. 
  6. ^ a b c Boston Globe (April 5, 1926), FLOWER MONEY SHOULD BE SENT TO HOSPITAL Request of Judge Bosson of Chelsea, Who Died in His Back Bay Apartment, The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): 24. 
  7. ^ a b Special to New York Times (April 5, 1926), JUDGE ALBERT D. BOSSON.; Chelsea's Ex-Mayor Dies Suddenly in His Home in Boston., The New York Times (New York City): 19 (Sports Section). 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g Cutter, William Richard (1908), Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Vol. III, New York, NY: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., p. 1384. 
  9. ^ Cutter, William Richard (1908), Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Vol. III, New York, NY: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., p. 1379. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Arthur B. Champlin
17th Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts
1891
Succeeded by
Alfred C. Converse