Isaac R. Harrington
|Isaac R. Harrington|
|Portrait of Isaac R. Harrington|
|Mayor of Buffalo|
March 2, 1841–March 8, 1842
|Preceded by||Ebenezer Walden|
|Succeeded by||George William Clinton|
LaGrange, New York
|Died||August 20, 1851
Buffalo, New York
Isaac R. "Cuff" Harrington (1789–1851) was mayor of Buffalo, New York, serving in 1841–1842. He was born in 1789 and came to Buffalo around 1832. He purchased the land along Main and Court Streets and built homes on this property. His home was No. 3 Court Street. In 1833, Harrington purchased the Eagle Tavern from Benjamin Rathbun; one of the best known taverns in the country.
On March 2, 1841, Harrington was elected as a Whig over Ira A. Blossom. His term ended March 8, 1842. On May 5, 1849, he was appointed to the position of Postmaster of Buffalo and held that position until his death, August 20, 1851. He was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
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