Thomas Foster (Los Angeles)

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Thomas Foster
6th Mayor of Los Angeles
In office
May 9, 1855 – May 7, 1856
Preceded byStephen Clark Foster
Succeeded byStephen Clark Foster
Personal details
Political partyDemocrat
OccupationPhysician, politician

Thomas Foster served as the sixth Mayor of Los Angeles. He was a physician and responsible for the first schoolhouse to be built at Spring and 2nd Streets. He was not related to mayor Stephen C. Foster. He was elected in May 1855 over William G. Dryden, 192 votes to 179.[1]