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Linus B. Comins

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Linus Bacon Comins
Linus B. Comins, Massachusetts Congressman.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859
Preceded bySamuel H. Walley
Succeeded byAlexander H. Rice
4th Mayor of Roxbury, Massachusetts
In office
1854–1854
Preceded bySamuel Walker
Succeeded byJames Ritchie
City of Roxbury, Massachusetts,
President of the Common Council
In office
1847–1848
Preceded byFrancis G. Shaw[1]
Succeeded byWilliam A. Crafts[2]
City of Roxbury, Massachusetts,
Member of the Common Council
Ward 5[3]
In office
1846–1848
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byAaron D. Williams, Jr.[2]
Personal details
BornNovember 29, 1817
Charlton, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 14, 1892 (aged 75)
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Resting placeForest Hills Cemetery,
Boston, Massachusetts
Political partyAmerican Party, Republican
Spouse(s)Mary Barker[4]

Linus Bacon Comins (November 29, 1817 – October 14, 1892) was a Massachusetts politician who served as Mayor of Roxbury, Massachusetts and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts from 1855 to 1859.

Early life

Comins, the son of Mary (Bacon)[5] Comins and Barnabus C. Comins,[6] was born in Charlton, Massachusetts.

Comins attended the common schools at Brookfield, Massachusetts and was graduated from Worcester County Manual Training High School. He engaged in manufacturing in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Political career

Comins was a member of the Roxbury city council from 1846 to 1848 and served as its president in 1847 and 1848. He was the Mayor of Roxbury in 1854. He was elected as a candidate of the American Party to the Thirty-fourth Congress, March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857, and as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859).

Retirement

After leaving Congress, he resumed manufacturing pursuits. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention, 1860.

Death and burial

Comins died in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, October 14, 1892, and was interred at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain.

References

  1. ^ 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, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, 1909, p. 328
  2. ^ a b 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, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, 1909, p. 329
  3. ^ 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, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, 1909, pp. 328–329
  4. ^ Thwing, Walter Eliot (1908), History of the First Church in Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1630-1904, Boston, MA: W.A. Butterfield, p. 331.
  5. ^ Crane, Ellery Bicknell (1907), Historic homes and institutions and genealogical and personal memoirs of Worcester County Massachusetts Vol. II, New York, NY, Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Company, p. 255
  6. ^ Crosby, Nathan (1858), Annual obituary notices of eminent persons who have died in the United States For 1857 Vol. 1, Boston, MA: Phillips, Sampson and Company, p. 98

Bibliography

  • 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, Boston, MA: City of Boston Printing Department, (1909) pp. 328–329.
  • Thwing, Walter Eliot (1908), History of the First Church in Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1630-1904, Boston, MA: W.A. Butterfield, (1908) p. 331.

External links

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel H. Walley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1859
Succeeded by
Alexander H. Rice
Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel Walker
Mayor of Roxbury, Massachusetts
1854
Succeeded by
James Ritchie
Preceded by
Francis G. Shaw
President of the Roxbury, Massachusetts
Common Council

1847-1848
Succeeded by
William A. Crafts
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