Nathaniel B. Shurtleff

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Nathaniel B. Shurtleff
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20th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
In office
January 6, 1868[1] – January 2, 1871[2]
Preceded by Otis Norcross
Succeeded by William Gaston
Personal details
Born June 22, 1810
Boston, Massachusetts
Died October 17, 1874(1874-10-17) (aged 64)
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic[3]
Spouse(s) Sara Eliza Smith
Alma mater Harvard College, Harvard Medical School
Profession Medical Doctor

Nathaniel Bradstreet Shurtleff, Sr. (June 22, 1810 – October 17, 1874) was an American politician, serving as the twentieth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from January 6, 1868 to January 2, 1871.[4]

Shurtleff, who had been the defeated as the Know-Nothing candidate for mayor in 1855, was elected in 1867 as a Democrat.[5]

Books[edit]

  • A Topographical and Historical Description of Boston.

References[edit]

  1. ^ City Council of Boston (1909), A Catalogue of the City Councils of Boston, 1822-1908, Roxbury, 1846-1867, Charlestown 1847-1873 and of The Selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822 also of Various Other Town and Municipal officers, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, p. 258 
  2. ^ City Council of Boston (1909), A Catalogue of the City Councils of Boston, 1822-1908, Roxbury, 1846-1867, Charlestown 1847-1873 and of The Selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822 also of Various Other Town and Municipal officers, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, p. 261 
  3. ^ Mayors of Boston: An Illustrated Epitome of who the Mayors Have Been and What they Have Done, Boston, MA: State Street Trust Company, 1914, p. 29 
  4. ^ City Council of Boston (1909), A Catalogue of the City Councils of Boston, 1822-1908, Roxbury, 1846-1867, Charlestown 1847-1873 and of The Selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822 also of Various Other Town and Municipal officers, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, pp. 258–261 
  5. ^ Chamberlin, Joseph Edgar (1969), The Boston Transcript: A History of Its First Hundred Years, Freport, NY: Ayer Publishing, p. 113  ISBN 0-8369-5146-8

Bibliography[edit]

  • A Catalogue of the City Councils of Boston, 1822–1908, Roxbury, 1846–1867, Charlestown 1847-1873 and of The Selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822 also of Various Other Town and Municipal officers, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, (1909) pp. 258–261.
  • Mayors of Boston: An Illustrated Epitome of who the Mayors Have Been and What they Have Done, Boston, MA: State Street Trust Company, (1914) pp. 28–29.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Otis Norcross
Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
1868–1870
Succeeded by
William Gaston