Samuel Atkins Eliot

Samuel Atkins Eliot

Samuel Atkins Eliot, was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Eliot was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1798, and was the son of banker Samuel Eliot. He attended the Boston Latin School; graduated from Harvard University in 1817 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1820. About 1826, he married Mary Lyman and had four daughters and two sons, including Charles William Eliot, a future President of Harvard University. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives 1834-1837. From 1837 to 1839, he was mayor of Boston. During his administration a riot took place, caused by a collision between a volunteer fire company and an Irish funeral ... more on Wikipedia

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