Socrates Tuttle

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Socrates Tuttle
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Mayor of Paterson, New Jersey
In office
Preceded by John Ryle
Succeeded by Nathaniel Townsend
Personal details
Born (1819-11-19)November 19, 1819
Colebrook, New Hampshire
Died February 12, 1885(1885-02-12) (aged 65)
Paterson, New Jersey
Political party Republican
Profession Politician

Socrates Tuttle (November 19, 1819 – February 12, 1885) was the Mayor of Paterson, New Jersey from 1871 to 1872.[1]


He was born on November 19, 1819 in Colebrook, New Hampshire to Horatio Tuttle and Betsey Thomas. He had two children, Hobart Tuttle and Jennie Tuttle Hobart.[2] He died of angina pectoris in 1885.


  1. ^ "Death of Ex-Mayor Socrates Tuttle". Paterson Daily Press. February 13, 1885. Retrieved 2011-09-29. Like sudden extinction of an electric light was the death of Socrates .... was one of the directors of the Old Ladies Home and took a lively interest that ... 
  2. ^ "Hobart Tuttle Dies. Half Brother of Mrs. G.A. Hobart Had Just Left Broker's Office". New York Times. October 23, 1929. Retrieved 2011-09-29. Tuttle was born in Paterson, the son of the late Socrates Tuttle, former mayor of Paterson and a prominent lawyer. In the war Tuttle and his wife ...