Samuel Calley

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Samuel Calley
18th Mayor of
Salem, Massachusetts[1]
Preceded by Nathanial Brown
Succeeded by William Cogswell
21st Mayor of
Salem, Massachusetts[1]
In office
1881[1] – 1882[1]
Preceded by Henry K. Oliver
Succeeded by William M. Hill
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
1870[1] – 1871[1]
Personal details
Born April 13, 1821[1]
Salem, Massachusetts[1]
Died January 1, 1883[1]
Political party Republican[1]
Profession House Painter[1]

Samuel Calley (April 13, 1821 – January 1, 1883) was a Massachusetts house painter[1] and politician who served as the eighteenth and twenty second Mayor of Salem, Massachusetts, and in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1870 to 1871.[1]

Death[edit]

Calley committed suicide by hanging himself from a step ladder.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Hurd, Duane Hamilton (1888), History of Essex County, Massachusetts: with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Volume I, Issue 1, Philadelphia, PA: J.W. Lewis & Co., p. 226. 
  2. ^ The Boston Globe (January 2, 1883), "SUICIDE IN SALEM. Ex-Mayor Samuel Calley Hangs Himself from a Step-Ladder. Action by the City Council.", The Boston Globe. (Boston, MA): 4. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Nathanial Brown
18th Mayor of
Salem, Massachusetts

1872–1872
Succeeded by
William Cogswell
Preceded by
Henry K. Oliver
21st Mayor of
Salem, Massachusetts

1881–1882
Succeeded by
William M. Hill