Henry W. Cushman

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Henry Wyles Cushman
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18th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 11, 1851 – January 14, 1853
Governor George S. Boutwell
Preceded by Elisha Huntington
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
In office
1844–1844
Preceded by William Whitaker
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
1844–1844
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
1839–1840
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
1837–1837
Personal details
Born (1805-08-09)August 9, 1805
Bernardston, Massachusetts
Died November 21, 1863(1863-11-21) (aged 58)
Bernardston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Maria Louisa Dickman, m. June 16, 1828, died October 11, 1855; Anne Williams Fettyplace, m. June 2, 1858[1]
Profession Teacher,[1] farmer,[1] public house manager[1]
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Henry Wyles Cushman (August 9, 1805 – November 21, 1863) was an American teacher,[1] farmer,[1] public house manager[1] and politician who served both branches of the Massachusetts General Court and as the 18th Lieutenant Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1851 to 1853.

Early life[edit]

Cushman was born to Polycarpus L. and Salley (Wyles) Cushman on August 9, 1805 in Bernardston, Massachusetts,[1]

Public service[edit]

Cushman was a delegate to the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1853.[2] He was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1862.[3]

Political offices
Preceded by
John Reed, Jr.
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1851 – 1853
Succeeded by
Elisha Huntington

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k John Ward Dean, ed. (October 1864). The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume XVIII, No. 4. Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society and Antiquarian Journal. p. 321. 
  2. ^ John Ward Dean, ed. (October 1864). The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume XVIII, No. 4. Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society and Antiquarian Journal. p. 322. 
  3. ^ American Antiquarian Society Members Directory