William H. Fox

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William Henry Fox[1]
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Presiding Justice of the[2]
First Bristol District Court[2]
In office
1875 – May 14, 1913[2]
Preceded byNew office
4th Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts
In office
1873–1874
Preceded byDaniel L. Mitchell
Succeeded byGeorge H. Babbitt
Justice of the Taunton, Massachusetts Municipal Court[1]
In office
August 1864[1] – 1875[1]
Appointed byJohn Albion Andrew[1]
Succeeded byOffice abolished[1]
Personal details
BornAugust 29, 1837[1]
Taunton, Massachusetts
DiedMay 14, 1913(1913-05-14) (aged 75)[2]
Taunton, Massachusetts[2]
Spouse(s)Anna M. Anthony[3]
Alma materHarvard, 1858[1]

William Henry Fox (August 29, 1837 – May 14, 1913) was a Massachusetts lawyer, jurist, and politician who served as the fourth Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts, and as the Presiding Justice of the First Bristol District Court.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Collections of the Old Colony Historical Society, No. 8 (1921), HONORABLE WILLIAM HENRY FOX, Taunton, Massachusetts: Old Colony Historical Society, p. 137.
  2. ^ a b c d e The Boston Daily Globe (May 15, 1913), JUDGE WILLIAM H. FOX DEAD. Taunton Man Presided Over First Bristol District Court for Nearly Half a Century., Boston, Massachusetts: The Boston Globe Company, p. 11.
  3. ^ Collections of the Old Colony Historical Society, No. 8 (1921), HONORABLE WILLIAM HENRY FOX, Taunton, Massachusetts: Old Colony Historical Society, p. 138.
Legal offices
Preceded by
None
Presiding Justice of the First Bristol District Court
1875-May 14, 1913
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
Daniel L. Mitchell
4th Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts
1873-1874
Succeeded by
George H. Babbitt