George A. Hibbard

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George Albee Hibbard
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39th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
In office
January 6, 1908[1] – 1910
Preceded by John F. Fitzgerald
Succeeded by John F. Fitzgerald
Majority 2,177
Massachusetts House of Representatives
18th Suffolk District
In office
1894–1895
Personal details
Born October 27, 1864
Boston, Massachusetts
Died May 29, 1910(1910-05-29) (aged 45)[2]
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Residence 35 Beaumont st, Dorchester, Massachusetts[2]
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George Albee Hibbard (October 27, 1864[3] – May 29, 1910) was a U.S. political figure. Hibbard was the Mayor of Boston from 1908 to 1910.

Postmaster of Boston, Massachusetts[edit]

Hibbard was the Postmaster of Boston, Massachusetts.

Election as Mayor[edit]

In the Boston city election of December 10, 1908,[1] Hibbard defeated incumbent Mayor John F. Fitzgerald with 38,112 votes to Fitzgerald's 35,935. A third candidate, John Coulthurst, a Democrat running an independent campaign, took 17.6% of the vote.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Boston Globe (January 7, 1908), "NEW HAND AT HELM Mayor Hibbard Takes Oath. City Hall Ceremony a Brief One. His Short Address Covers Many Subjects. Aldermen Entertained After Exercises. Ceremonies Impressive. New Mayor on Time. Invited Guests. City Council Meets. Procession Moves. Tribute to City Clerk Donovan. Aldermen His Guests. Doyle and Kennedy and Hickey Resign. FITZGERALD STEPS OUT. He Takes a Parting Shot at Chairman Matthews, Challenging Him to a Joint Debate.", The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): 1. 
  2. ^ a b Boston Globe (May 30, 1910), "EX-MAYOR HIBBARD DEAD End Came at 4:30 P M Sunday at His Home. Tuberculosis Progressed With Rapidity and Heart Failed. Mayor Fitzgerald Says He Died of Broken Heart—Tributes.", The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): 1. 
  3. ^ http://www.celebrateboston.com/biography/mayor/george-albee-hibbard.htm

Notes[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
John F. Fitzgerald
39th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
1908–1910
Succeeded by
John F. Fitzgerald