John M. Woods

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John M. Woods
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14th
Mayor of
Somerville, Massachusetts
In office
January 4, 1909 – January 2, 1911
Preceded by Charles A. Grimmons
Succeeded by Charles A. Burns
Member of the
Massachusetts Senate
Third Middlesex District[1]
In office
1904 – 1906[2][3]
Preceded by Leonard B. Chandler[4]
Succeeded by Elmer A. Stevens[3][5]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
Fifth Middlesex District[6]
In office
January 1884 – January 1885
Preceded by Robert L. Spear [6]
Succeeded by William H. Flynn [6]
Personal details
Born August 18, 1839[1]
Died Pelham, New Hampshire
Nationality American
Political party Democratic (until 1892); Republican[1]
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Union[2]
Service/branch Union Army[2]
Years of service August 18, 1862-June 21, 1865[2]
Unit
  • Company I Thirteenth New Hampshire Volunteers[2]
    *Army of the James and of the Potomac[2]
Battles/wars

John M. Woods (October 22, 1839 – April 10, 1927) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served in both branches of the Massachusetts legislature and as the fourteenth Mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts.

Woods was a delegate to the 1884 Democratic National Convention.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1904), A Souvenir of Massachusetts Legislators 1904 Vol. XIII, Stoughton, Ma: A. M. Bridgman, p. 129. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1905), A Souvenir of Massachusetts Legislators 1905 Vol. XIV, Stoughton, Ma: A. M. Bridgman, p. 129. 
  3. ^ a b Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1906), A Souvenir of Massachusetts Legislators 1906 Vol. XV, Stoughton, Ma: A. M. Bridgman, p. 129. 
  4. ^ Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1903), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators Vol. XII, Stoughton, Ma: A. M. Bridgman, p. 137. 
  5. ^ Who's who in State Politics, 1908, Boston, MA: Practical Politics, 1908, p. 81. 
  6. ^ a b c City of Somerville, Massachusetts (1901), Municipal Manual of the City of Somerville, Massachusetts: published in the Year 1901, Somerville, MA: City of Somerville, Massachusetts, p. 187. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles A. Grimmons
Mayor of
Somerville, Massachusetts

January 4, 1909-January 2, 1911
Succeeded by
Charles A. Burns
Preceded by
Leonard B. Chandler
Massachusetts State Senator
Third Middlesex District

January 1904-January 1906
Succeeded by
Elmer A. Stevens
Preceded by
Robert L. Spear
Massachusetts State Representative
Fifth Middlesex District

January 1884-January 1885
Succeeded by
William H. Flynn