Eliphalet Trask

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Eliphalet Trask
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23rd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
1858[1] – 1861[1]
Governor Nathaniel Prentice Banks[1]
Preceded by Henry Wetherby Benchley
Succeeded by John Z. Goodrich
Member of the Springfield, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen[1]
Member of the Springfield, Massachusetts
Board of Selectmen[1]
Personal details
Born (1806-01-08)January 8, 1806
Died December 9, 1890(1890-12-09) (aged 84)
Political party Whig,[1] Republican
Spouse(s) Ruby Squier[1]
Religion Universalist[1]

Eliphalet Trask (January 8, 1806 – December 9, 1890) was an American politician who served as the third Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts and as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor[1] for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1858 to 1861.


  1. ^ 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. 354. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry W. Benchley
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
Succeeded by
John Z. Goodrich
Preceded by
Philos B. Tyler
3rd Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts
Succeeded by
Ansel Phelps, Jr.