Roland G. Usher
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|Roland Greene Usher|
|Member of the
Massachusetts Executive Council
5th Council District
of Lynn, Massachusetts
January 1, 1866 – January 4, 1869
|Preceded by||Peter M. Neal|
|Succeeded by||James N. Buffum|
|Member of the
Board of Aldermen
|Born||January 6, 1823
|Died||March 5, 1894(aged 71)|
|Spouse(s)||Carolyn M. Mudge, June 5, 1844|
|Children||Caroline A. Usher; Abbott L. Usher; Edward P. Usher; Caroline M. Usher|
|Allegiance||United States of America
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Civil War service
During the American Civil War, Usher was Paymaster-in-Chief of the Department of the Gulf.
Warden of the Massachusetts State Prison
- 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.
- Boston Daily Globe (March 6, 1895), "COL R. G. USHER DEAD. Served in City Government of Lynn and as Mayor. West to the Front at Breaking Out of War and Won Distinction. Was Paymaster-in-Chief of the Famous Department of the Gulf.", The Boston Daily Globe, Boston, MA, p. 3
- Dawley, Alan (2000), Class and Community: the industrial revolution in Lynn, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, p. 103.
- Dawley, Alan (2000), Class and Community: the industrial revolution in Lynn, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, p. 106.
- Brooks, Charles (1886), History of the Town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first Settlement in 1630 to 1855, Revised, Enlarged, and Brought Down to 1885 by James M. Usher, Boston, MA: Rand, Avery, & Company., p. 576.
- The New York Times (May 18, 1886), "WARDEN USHER RETIRES.", The New York Times, New York, NY, p. 1.
Peter M. Neal
|11th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
January 1, 1866
January 4, 1869
James N. Buffum