George Hood (Massachusetts politician)

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George Hood
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1st Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
In office
May 14, 1850[1] – June 16, 1852
Preceded by Board of Selectmen
Succeeded by Benjamin Franklin Mudge
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate[3]
In office
1843[2] – 1844
Succeeded by Francis S. Newhall[2]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[3]
Personal details
Born August 28, 1794[4]
Lynn, Massachusetts
Died June 29, 1859(1859-06-29) (aged 64)[5]
Worcester, Massachusetts[6]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Hermione Breed[6]
Children Caroline Persis Hood
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George Hood (August 28, 1794 – June 29, 1859) was a Massachusetts politician who served in both houses of the Massachusetts legislature and as the first Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hurd, Duane Hamilton (1888), History of Essex County, Massachusetts: with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Volume 1, Issue 1, Philadelphia, PA: J.W. Lewis & CO., p. 261. 
  2. ^ a b Newhall, James R. (1865), History of Lynn, Boston, MA: John L. Shorey, p. 581. 
  3. ^ a b Newhall, James R. (1865), History of Lynn, Boston, MA: John L. Shorey, p. 543. 
  4. ^ Newhall, James R. (1865), History of Lynn, Boston, MA: John L. Shorey, p. 542. 
  5. ^ Hurd, Duane Hamilton (1888), History of Essex County, Massachusetts: with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Volume 1, Issue 1, Philadelphia, PA: J.W. Lewis & CO., p. 260. 
  6. ^ a b Newhall, James R. (1865), History of Lynn, Boston, MA: John L. Shorey, p. 544. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Board of Selectmen
Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
May 14, 1850
to
June 16, 1852
Succeeded by
Benjamin F. Mudge