Arthur B. Champlin

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Arthur B. Champlin
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16th Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts
In office
1888–1889
Preceded by George E. Mitchell
Succeeded by Albert D. Bosson
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate[1]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[2]
In office
1887[2] – 1888[2]
President of the Chelsea, Massachusetts
Common Council[2]
In office
1885[2] – 1886[2]
Member of the Chelsea, Massachusetts
Common Council[2]
In office
1881[2] – 1886[2]
Personal details
Born February 7, 1858[3]
Chelsea, Massachusetts[3]
Spouse(s) Alice M. Roberts[4]
Children Norman A. Champlin;[4]
Nathan R. Champlin;[4]
Marion L. Champlin;[4]
Profession Journalist[1]

Arthur B. Champlin was a Massachusetts journalist[1] and politician who served in both branches of the Massachusetts legislature, as a city councilor, and as the Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts.

Newspaper career[edit]

Champlin started out his career in journalism when he became a district reported for The Boston Globe at the age of 16.[1] When the The Chelsea Record was started two years later Champlin became one of its managers while still a teenager.[1] In 1886 Champlin became the founder[1][4] and publisher[1][4] of The Chelsea Gazette.

References[edit]

  • Graves & Steinbarger, Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, MA: Graves & Steinbarger, p. 137, (1901).
  • Rand, John Clark: One of a Thousand: A Series of Biographical Sketches of One Thousand Representative Men Resident in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, A.D. 1888–'89, Volume III, Boston, MA: First National Publishing Company, (1890).
  • Toomey, Daniel P.: Massachusetts of Today: A Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 389, (1892).

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of Today: A Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 389. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Rand, John Clark (1890), One of A Thousand: a Series of Biographical Sketches of One Thousand Representative Men Resident in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, A.D. 1888–'89, Volume III, Boston, MA: First National Publishing Company, p. 112. 
  3. ^ a b Rand, John Clark (1890), One of a Thousand: A Series of Biographical Sketches of One Thousand Representative Men Resident in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, A.D. 1888–'89, Volume III, Boston, MA: First National Publishing Company, p. 111. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Graves & Steinbarger (1901), Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, MA: Graves & Steinbarger, p. 137. 
Political offices
Preceded by
George E. Mitchell
16th Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts
1888–1889
Succeeded by
Albert D. Bosson