William L. Baird

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William Lewis Baird[1]
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Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
In office
January 1, 1883[1] – January 5, 1885[1]
Preceded by Henry B. Lovering
Succeeded by John R. Baldwin
Member of the
Lynn, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen[2]
Member of the
Lynn, Massachusetts
City Council[2]
In office
1876[2] – 1876[2]
Personal details
Born July 29, 1843[1]
Lynn, Massachusetts[2]
Died July 7, 1916(1916-07-07) (aged 73)
Richmond, New Hampshire
Political party Republican[2]
Spouse(s) 1.) Esther E. Hathaway, m. May 221, 1867. d. February 25, 1874;
2.) Clara L. Collins, m. October 11, 1881[2]
Parents William Baird, Mary Ellen (Russell) Baird;[2]
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch Union Army
Rank Private, Sergeant, Lieutenant
Unit Company I
8th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
Company I
Fourth Massachusetts Heavy Artillery[2]
Battles/wars American Civil War

William Lewis Baird (July 29, 1843 – July 7, 1916) was a Massachusetts politician who served as the 19th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d 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. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Cutter, William Richard (1908), Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts Vol. 2, New York, NY: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., p. 1540. 
  3. ^ http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50573402
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry B. Lovering
19th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts
January 1, 1883
January 5, 1885
Succeeded by
John R. Baldwin