Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr. (politician)

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Frederic Walker Lincoln, Jr.
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16th & 18th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
In office
1858 – 1860
1863–1867
Preceded by Alexander H. Rice (1858)
Joseph Wightman (1863)
Succeeded by Joseph Wightman (1860)
Otis Norcross (1867)
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
1872[1] – 1874[1]
Member of the
Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1853[1]
In office
1853[1] – 1853[1]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
1847[1] – 1848[1]
Personal details
Born February 27, 1817[2]
Boston, Massachusetts[2]
Died September 12, 1898(1898-09-12) (aged 81)[2]
Political party Republican[1]
Spouse(s) Emeline Hall, m. May 18, 1848;[1]
Emily Caroline Lincoln, m. June 20, 1854.[1]
Occupation Maker of nautical and surveying instruments[2]

Frederic Walker Lincoln, Jr. (February 27, 1817 – September 12, 1898)[3] was an American manufacturer and politician, serving as the sixteenth and eighteenth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from 1858–1860 and 1863–1867, respectively.

He elected a 3rd Class (honorary) Companion of the Massachusetts Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States in recognition of his support of the Union during the American Civil War.

Family[edit]

Lincoln was the grandfather of Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Cutter, William Richard (1913), New England Families Genealogical and Memorial, A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume II, New York, N.Y.: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, p. 671. 
  2. ^ a b c d Cutter, William Richard (1913), New England Families Genealogical and Memorial, A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume II, New York, N.Y.: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, p. 670. 
  3. ^ a b Cutter, William Richard (1913), New England Families Genealogical and Memorial, A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume II, New York, N.Y.: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, pp. 670–671. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Alexander H. Rice
Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
1858–1860
Succeeded by
Joseph Wightman
Preceded by
Joseph Wightman
Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
1863–1867
Succeeded by
Otis Norcross