Thomas N. Hart

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Thomas Norton Hart
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Postmaster of
In office
1891[1] – 1895[1]
32nd & 36th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
In office
January 7, 1889[2] – 1890
January 1, 1900[3] –1902
Preceded by Hugh O'Brien
Josiah Quincy
Succeeded by Nathan Matthews, Jr.
Patrick A. Collins
Member of the
Boston, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen[4]
In office
1882[4] – 1886[4]
Member of the
Boston, Massachusetts
Common Council[4]
In office
1879[4] – 1881[4]
Personal details
Born January 20, 1829
North Reading, Massachusetts[4]
Died October 4, 1927 (aged 98)
Galloupes Point - Swampscott, Massachusetts[5]
Political party Republican[4]
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Snow, m. April 30, 1850.[1][4]
Religion Unitarian[4]

Thomas Norton Hart (January 20, 1829 – October 4, 1927) was an American manufacturer,[1] businessman,[1] and politician from Massachusetts who served as Mayor of Boston from 1889 to 1890 and from 1900 to 1902.

See also[edit]


  • Thomas Norton Hart, Mayor of Boston, Boston, MA: Forest Hills Educational Trust (January 23, 2010). Visited July 4, 2011.
  • Image from Mayors of Boston: An Illustrated Epitome of who the Mayors Have Been and What they Have Done, Boston, MA: State Street Trust Company, Page 40, (1914).

End notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Forest Hills Educational Trust
  2. ^ A Catalogue of the City Councils of Boston, 1822-1908, Roxbury, 1846-1867, Charlestown 1847-1873 and of The Selectmen of Boston, 1634-1822 also of Various Other Town and Municipal officers (printed by Order of the City Council), Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, 1909, p. 279 
  3. ^ Mass Cities: Inaugural Exercises in Boston and Many Other Municipalities, Lewiston, Maine: The Lewiston Daily Sun, January 2, 1900, p. 5. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Eliot, Samuel Atkins (1913), Biographical history of Massachusetts: Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State, Volume II, Boston, MA: Massachusetts Biographical Society. 
  5. ^ New York Times (October 5, 1927), EX-MAYOR HART OF BOSTON, 98, DIES; City's Chief Executive for Three Terms Voiced Wish to Live to Age of 100. POSTMASTER TWO YEARS Also Served in Common Council and Board of Aldermen, A Bank President for Many Years, New York, NY: The New York Times, p. 27; Section Radio. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hugh O'Brien
32nd Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
January 7, 1889 – 1890
Succeeded by
Nathan Matthews, Jr.
Preceded by
Josiah Quincy
36th Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts
Succeeded by
Patrick Collins