Elisha Huntington

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Elisha Huntington
19th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts[1]
In office
1853–1854
Governor John H. Clifford
Preceded by Henry W. Cushman
Succeeded by William C. Plunkett
3rd Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts[1]
In office
April 1840[2] – April 1842
Preceded by Himself as Acting Mayor
Succeeded by Nathaniel Wright
5th Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
In office
April 1844 – January 1846[2]
Preceded by Nathaniel Wright
Succeeded by Jefferson Bancroft
9th Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
In office
January 1852 – January 1853
Preceded by James H. B. Ayer
Succeeded by Sewall G. Mack
12th Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
In office
January 1856 – January 1857
Preceded by Ambrose Lawrence
Succeeded by Stephen Mansur
14th Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
In office
January 1858 – January 1859
Preceded by Stephen Mansur
Succeeded by James Cook
Acting Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts[1]
In office
1839[1] – April 1840[1]
Preceded by Luther Lawrence[1]
Succeeded by Himself as 3rd Mayor
President of the Lowell, Massachusetts
Common Council[1]
In office
1838[3] – 1839[4]
Preceded by John Clark[3]
Succeeded by Thomas Hopkinson[4]
Member of the Lowell, Massachusetts
Common Council[1]
Ward 3[4]
In office
1837[5] – 1839[5]
Member of the Lowell, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen[1][6]
In office
1847[6] – 1847[6]
In office
1853[1] – 1854[1]
Member of the Lowell, Massachusetts
Board of Selectmen[1][7]
In office
1833[7] – 1834[7]
Preceded by Joshua Crosby[7]
Personal details
Born April 9, 1796
Died December 11, 1865(1865-12-11) (aged 69)
Lowell, Massachusetts
Political party Whig

Elisha Huntington (April 9, 1796 – December 11, 1865) was an American physician and politician who served as the Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts and as the 19th Lieutenant Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1853 to 1854.

Early life[edit]

Huntington, was born in Topsfield, Massachusetts on July 23, 1798 to Rev. Asahel and Alethea (Lord) Huntington. Huntington was the brother of Salem, Massachusetts mayor Asahel Huntington.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Abbot, Samuel L. (January 4, 1866), Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol LXIII, No. 3, Boston, Ma.: Massachusetts Medical Society, p. 465. 
  2. ^ a b Cowley, Charles (1868), A History of Lowell 2nd Ed., Boston, Ma.: Lee and Shepard, p. 167. 
  3. ^ a b Lowell City Council (1894), Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lowell, Lowell, Ma.: Lowell City Council, pp. 202–203. 
  4. ^ a b c Lowell City Council (1894), Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lowell, Lowell, Ma.: Lowell City Council, pp. 203–204. 
  5. ^ a b Lowell City Council (1894), Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lowell, Lowell, Ma.: Lowell City Council, pp. 202–204. 
  6. ^ a b c Lowell City Council (1894), Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lowell, Lowell, Ma.: Lowell City Council, p. 208. 
  7. ^ a b c d Cowley, Charles (1868), A History of Lowell 2nd Ed., Boston, Ma.: Lee and Shepard, p. 166 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry W. Cushman
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1853–1854
Succeeded by
William C. Plunkett
Preceded by
Stephen Mansur
Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
January 1858 – January 1859
Succeeded by
James Cook
Preceded by
Ambrose Lawrence
Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
January 1856 – January 1857
Succeeded by
Stephen Mansur
Preceded by
James H. B. Ayer
Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
January 1852 – January 1853
Succeeded by
Sewall G. Mack
Preceded by
Nathaniel Wright
Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
April 1844 – January 1846
Succeeded by
Jefferson Bancroft
Preceded by
Luther Lawrence

Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts

April 1840 – April 1842
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Wright
Preceded by
Luther Lawrence
Acting Mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts
1839 – April 1840
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Wright
Preceded by
John Clark
President of the Lowell, Massachusetts Common Council
1838–1839
Succeeded by
Thomas Hopkinson