James Needham Buffum
|14th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts|
January 1, 1872 – January 6, 1873
|Preceded by||Edwin Walden|
|Succeeded by||Jacob M. Lewis|
|12th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts|
January 4, 1869 – January 3, 1870
|Preceded by||Roland G. Usher|
|Succeeded by||Edwin Walden|
|Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Born||May 16, 1807|
North Berwick, Maine
|Died||June 12, 1887 (aged 80)|
In 1845 Buffum went to Scotland with Douglass to protest against the Free Church of Scotland keeping money donated from American slaveholders.
- 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
- Essex Institute (1889), Bulletin of the Essex Institute, Volume XX, Salem, MA: Essex Institute; printed by the Salem Press and Printing Co., p. 156
- The New York Times (June 13, 1887), JAMES N. BUFFUM DEAD.; A COLLEAGUE OF GARRISON AND PHILLIPS AND A FRIEND OF DOUGLASS., New York, NY: New York Times Company, p. 1
- Friends' Intelligencer United with The Friends' Journal (June 18, 1887), JAMES N. BUFFUM, Philadelphia, PA: Friends' Intelligencer Association, Limited, p. 398
- "James N. Buffum". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
- "Resistance to the Segregation of Public Transportation in the Early 1840s". primaryresearch.org. March 10, 2009. Retrieved June 1, 2018.
- "James N. Buffum". Find A Grave. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
- New York Times obituary; June 13, 1888.
- James N. Buffum at Find a Grave
- Massachusetts Historical Society
- The Political Graveyard