Baxter E. Perry

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Baxter E. Perry
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2nd Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts
In office
1895 – January 4, 1897
Preceded by Samuel C. Lawrence
Succeeded by Lewis H. Lovering
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
Personal details
Born April 26, 1826[1]
Lyme, New Hampshire[1]
Died August 29, 1906(1906-08-29) (aged 80)
Camden, Maine
Political party Republican[2]
Spouse(s) Charlotte H. Hough, m. August 1851[2]
Alma mater Middlebury College[1]
Profession Educator,[1] Attorney[1]

Baxter Edwards Perry[3] (April 26, 1826 – August 29, 1906) was a Massachusetts attorney and politician. Perry served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and as the second Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts.

Career as an attorney[edit]

Perry began the practice of law in Boston in May 1855.[2] Perry was disbarred in 1897.[4]

He died in 1906.[5]


  • Bacon, Edwin Monroe: Boston of To-Day: a Glance at its History and Characteristics. p. 346, (1892).
  • Davis, William Thomas: "Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Volume I." p. 474, (1895).


  1. ^ a b c d e f Davis, William Thomas (1895), Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Volume I., Boston, MA: The Boston History Company, p. 474. 
  2. ^ a b c Bacon, Edwin Monroe (1892), "Boston of To-Day: A Glance at Its History and Characteristics", Post Publishing Company, Boston, Ma, p. 346. 
  3. ^ Adams, B. (1955). An incomplete history of the descendants of John Perry of London, 1604-1954. Utah Printing Co. Retrieved 2015-04-05. 
  4. ^ Boston Daily Globe (April 22, 1897), "BAXTER E. PERRY DISBARRED Ex Mayor of Medford Can No More Practice as an Attorney.", The Boston Daily Globe, Boston, MA, p. 3. 
  5. ^ "Person Details for Baxter E Perry, "Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 " —". Retrieved 2015-04-05. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel C. Lawrence
2nd Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts
1895 – January 4, 1897
Succeeded by
Lewis H. Lovering