Eliphalet Trask

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Eliphalet Trask
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23rd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
1858[1] – 1861[1]
Governor Nathaniel Prentice Banks[1]
Preceded by Henry Wetherby Benchley
Succeeded by John Z. Goodrich
3rd Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts
In office
1855–1855
Preceded by Philos B. Tyler
Succeeded by Ansel Phelps, Jr.
Member of the Springfield, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen[1]
Ward Two[2]
In office
1852[2] – 1854[2]
Preceded by None, new position
Succeeded by W. C. Sturtevant[3]
Member of the Springfield, Massachusetts
Board of Selectmen[1]
Personal details
Born (1806-01-08)January 8, 1806
Died December 9, 1890(1890-12-09) (aged 84)
Political party Whig,[1] Know Nothing,[4] Republican
Spouse(s) Ruby Squier[1]
Religion Universalist[1]

Eliphalet Trask (January 8, 1806 – December 9, 1890) was an American politician who served as the third Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts,[3] and as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor[1] for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1858 to 1861.

Mayor of Springfield[edit]

In 1855 Trask was elected the Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, on the Know Nothing party ticket.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of Today: a Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 354. 
  2. ^ a b c City of Springfield P. (1913), Municipal Register of the City of Springfield for 1913, Springfield, Massachusetts: City of Springfield, p. 1173. 
  3. ^ a b City of Springfield P. (1913), Municipal Register of the City of Springfield for 1913, Springfield, Massachusetts: City of Springfield, p. 1174. 
  4. ^ a b Green, Mason Arnold (1888), Springfield, 1636-1886: History of Town and City : Including an Account of the Quarter-Millennial Celebration at Springfield, Mass., May 25 and 26, 1886, Springfield, Massachusetts: C.A. Nichols & Company, p. 491. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry W. Benchley
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1858–1861
Succeeded by
John Z. Goodrich
Preceded by
Philos B. Tyler
3rd Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts
1855–1855
Succeeded by
Ansel Phelps, Jr.