Henry A. Marsh

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Henry Alexander Marsh
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28th Mayor of
Worcester, Massachusetts
In office
January 2, 1893 – January 6, 1896
Preceded by Francis A. Harrington
Succeeded by Augustus B. R. Sprague
President of the
Worcester, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen
In office
1881–1881
Member of the
Worcester, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen
In office
1878–1881
Member of the
Worcester, Massachusetts
Common Council[1]
In office
1867[1] – 1868[1]
Personal details
Born September 7, 1836
Southborough, Massachusetts
Political party Republican[1]
Occupation Banker[2]

Henry Alexander Marsh was an American Banker[2] and Republican[1] politician who served as the mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts.[3]

Early life[edit]

Marsh was born to Alexander and Maria (Fay) Marsh[4] in Southborough, Massachusetts on September 7, 1836.[2] Marsh moved with his family to Worcester, Massachusetts 1859.[4]

Education[edit]

From 1849 to 1852 Marsh went to the Worcester public schools, in 1852 Marsh entered high school, however he soon left High School and continued his studies under the private instruction of Edward Everett Hale.[1][4]

Family life[edit]

Marsh married Emily W. Mason in 1864[1] they had three children.[4]

Business career[edit]

In June 1853 Marsh began working at the Worcester Central Bank as a Clerk, he worked in various positions in that bank and on January 12, 1892 Marsh was elected President of the Central Bank.[4]

Public service[edit]

Worcester Common Council[edit]

Marsh served on the Worcester, Massachusetts Common Council from 1867 to 1868.[1]

Worcester Board of Aldermen[edit]

Marsh served on the Worcester, Massachusetts Board of Aldermen from 1878 to 1881,[1] he was President of the Board of Aldermen in 1881.[1]

Mayor of Worcester[edit]

In December, 1892 Marsh was first elected the Mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts, he served from January 2, 1893 to January 6, 1896.[3]

Marsh was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in October, 1893.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Rice, Franklin Pierce (1899), Worcester of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Eight:Fifty Years a City : A Graphic Representation of Its Institutions, Industries, and Leaders, Worcester, Massachusetts: F. S. Blanchard & Company, p. 684. 
  2. ^ a b c Rice, Franklin Pierce (1899), Worcester of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Eight:Fifty Years a City : A Graphic Representation of Its Institutions, Industries, and Leaders, Worcester, Massachusetts: F. S. Blanchard & Company, p. 683. 
  3. ^ a b Rice, Franklin Pierce (1899), Worcester of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Eight:Fifty Years a City : A Graphic Representation of Its Institutions, Industries, and Leaders, Worcester, Massachusetts: F. S. Blanchard & Company, p. 69. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of Today: A Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Issued for the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago, Boston, Massachusetts: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 310. 
  5. ^ American Antiquarian Society Members Directory
Political offices
Preceded by
Francis A. Harrington
28th Mayor
of
Worcester, Massachusetts

January 2, 1893-January 6, 1896
Succeeded by
Augustus B. R. Sprague