Leonard R. Cutter

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Leonard Richardson Cutter
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Acting Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
In office
November 29, 1873 – January 5, 1874
City of Boston Chairman Board of Aldermen
In office
Preceded by Samuel Little
Succeeded by John Taylor Clark
Personal details
Born July 1, 1825
Jaffrey, New Hampshire
Died July 13, 1894(1894-07-13) (aged 69)
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mercy Taylor
Children Agnes Elizabeth Cutler, Emma Adelaide Cutler
Residence Boston
Alma mater Harvard
Occupation Grocer, Real Estate Broker
Religion Congregationalist

Leonard Richardson Cutter (July 1, 1825 – July 13, 1894), Chairman of the Board of Aldermen of Boston, Massachusetts, ascended (pursuant to Section 29 of the municipal charter) on November 29, 1873 to the office of acting mayor, with all the powers of mayor except that he did not have mayoral veto authority. Cutter served out the term of Henry L. Pierce after Pierce resigned to serve in Congress.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry L. Pierce
Acting Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts (acting)
November 29, 1873 – January 5, 1874
Succeeded by
Samuel C. Cobb