George Plaisted Sanderson

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George Plaisted Sanderson
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17th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
In office
January 6, 1879[1] – January 3, 1881[1]
Preceded by Samuel M. Bubier
Succeeded by Henry B. Lovering
Personal details
Born November 22, 1836[1]
Gardiner, Maine[1]
Died June 10, 1915(1915-06-10) (aged 78)
Lynn, Massachusetts
Political party Greenback[2]
Spouse(s) Julia A. Mills, m. July 3, 1859[3]
Occupation Shoe Manufacturer[4]
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch Union Army
Unit 36th Regiment
Massachusetts Volunteers[4]
Battles/wars American Civil War

George Plaisted Sanderson (November 22, 1836 – June 10, 1915) was a Massachusetts politician who served as the 17th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts. Sanderson was born in Gardiner, Maine[1] to Aaron Sanderson[4] He died in 1915.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e 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. ^ Special to The New York Times (May 12, 1880), "MASSACHUSETTS GREENBACKERS; PROCEEDINNGS OF THE STATE CONVENTION YESTERDAY.", New York Times, New York City, p. 1. 
  3. ^ Newhall, James R. (1865), History of Lynn, Boston, MA: John L. Shorey, p. 581. 
  4. ^ a b c Cochrane, Harry Hayman (1894), History of Monmouth and Wales, Volume Two, East Winthrop, ME: Banner Co., p. 703. 
  5. ^
Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel M. Bubier
17th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
January 6, 1879
January 3, 1881
Succeeded by
Henry B. Lovering