Henry E. Bothfeld

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Henry Edmund Bothfeld[1]
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Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
4th Middlesex District[1]
In office
1910[2] – 1915[3]
Succeeded by Henry Whiting Jarvis[3]
10thMayor of
Newton, Massachusetts[1]
In office
1895[1] – 1895[1]
Preceded by John A. Fenno
Succeeded by Henry E. Cobb
President of the
Newton, Massachusetts Board of Aldermen[1]
In office
1893–1894
Member of the
Newton, Massachusetts Board of Aldermen[1]
In office
1893–1894
Member of the
Newton, Massachusetts Common Council[1]
In office
1891[2] – 1892[2]
Personal details
Born March 4, 1859[1]
New York, New York[1]
Died May 1953[4]
Political party Republican[1]
Spouse(s) Haldee Soule, m. June 18, 1885[5]
Children Theodore, Haldee, Helen and Henry Soule[2]

Henry Edmund Bothfeld (March 4, 1859-May, 1953) was an American businessman, and politician who served as the mayor of Newton, Massachusetts and as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.[1]

Early life[edit]

Bothfeld was born to Herman F. and Julia (Ferguson) Bothfeld[5] in New York, New York on March 4, 1859.[1]

Family life[edit]

Bothfeld married Haldee Soule in Newton, Massachusetts on June 18, 1885,[5] they had four children Theodore, Haldee, Helen and Henry Soule.[2]

Public service[edit]

Newton, Massachusetts city government[edit]

Bothfeld was active in the civic affairs of the city of Newton, Massachusetts, serving on the School Committee, Common Council, as a member of and the President of the Board of Aldermen,[2] and in 1895 he served as the mayor of Newton.[1]

Massachusetts House of Representatives[edit]

From 1910[2][2] to 1915[3] Bothfeld served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the Fourth Middlesex District.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Who's Who in State Politics, 1911, Boston, MA: Practical Politics, 1911, p. 91.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Leonard, John William (1922), Who's Who in Finance, Banking, and Insurance, 1920-1922, Vol. 2, Brooklyn, New York: Who's Who in Finance, Incorporated, p. 77.
  3. ^ a b c Who's Who in State Politics, 1916, Boston, MA: Practical Politics, 1916, p. 210.
  4. ^ "Henry E. Bothfeld: Former Newton Mayor Ranker, Trustee, at 94". Daily Boston Globe. 1953-05-05. Retrieved 2013-08-12.
  5. ^ a b c Marquis, Albert Nelson (1909), Who's Who in New England, First Edition, Chicago, Illinois: A.N. Marquis, p. 126.


Political offices
Preceded by
John A. Fenno
10th Mayor of
Newton, Massachusetts

1895
Succeeded by
Henry E. Cobb