John R. Baldwin
|John Richard Baldwin|
Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
January 5, 1885 – January 4, 1886
|Preceded by||William L. Baird|
|Succeeded by||George D. Hart|
|Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
for the First Essex District,
|Preceded by||Harmon Hall|
|Succeeded by||Josiah C. Bennett|
|Chairman of the
|Member of the
|Born||May 10, 1854
|Died||May 1, 1897
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth A. Merritt, m. December 27, 1883|
|Children||Ellen Elizabeth Baldwin, b. December 2, 1884; Esther Merritt Baldwin, b. August 12, 1886; Mary Converse Baldwin, b. November 15, 1887; John R. Jr., d. 5/1889; Richard Burrill Baldwin, b. July 11, 1891.|
Early life and career
Baldwin was born in Lynn, Massachusetts on May 10, 1854. Baldwin attended the Lynn public schools and Harvard College graduating in 1877. Baldwin was admitted as to the Massachusetts Bar in 1880. From 1880 on Baldwin practiced law in Lynn, first under the firm name of Baldwin & Baker, and, after dissolving that partnership in 1885, he worked as a solo legal practitioner.
On December 27, 1883, Baldwin married Elizabeth A. Merritt, the couple had three daughters Helen Elizabeth Baldwin, Esther Merritt Baldwin, and Mary Converse Baldwin; and two sons, John R. Baldwin, Jr., and Richard Burrill Baldwin.
- 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.
- Hobbs, Clarence W. (1886), Lynn and surroundings, Lynn, Mass: Lewis & Winship, p. 146.
- General Court of Massachusetts (1884), Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts in the Year 1884, Boston, Mass: Secretary of the Commonwealth, p. 475.
- Russell, William E. (1890), Harvard College Class of 1877 Secretary's Report, No. IV, Cambridge, Ma: Harvard College; printed at the Riverside Press, p. 6.
William L. Baird
|Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
January 5, 1885
January 4, 1886
George D. Hart
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