Eliphalet Trask

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Eliphalet Trask
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23rd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
1858[1] – 1861[1]
GovernorNathaniel Prentice Banks[1]
Preceded byHenry Wetherby Benchley
Succeeded byJohn Z. Goodrich
3rd Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts
In office
1855–1855
Preceded byPhilos B. Tyler
Succeeded byAnsel Phelps, Jr.
Member of the Springfield, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen[1]
Ward Two[2]
In office
1852[2] – 1854[2]
Preceded byNone, new position
Succeeded byW. C. Sturtevant[3]
Member of the Springfield, Massachusetts
Board of Selectmen[1]
Personal details
Born(1806-01-08)January 8, 1806
DiedDecember 9, 1890(1890-12-09) (aged 84)
Political partyWhig,[1] Know Nothing,[4] Republican
Spouse(s)Ruby Squier[1]

Eliphalet Trask (January 8, 1806 – December 9, 1890) was an American politician who served as the third Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts,[3] and as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor[1] for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1858 to 1861.

Mayor of Springfield[edit]

In 1855 Trask was elected the Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, on the Know Nothing party ticket.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of Today: a Memorial of the State, Historical and Biographical, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 354.
  2. ^ a b c City of Springfield P. (1913), Municipal Register of the City of Springfield for 1913, Springfield, Massachusetts: City of Springfield, p. 1173.
  3. ^ a b City of Springfield P. (1913), Municipal Register of the City of Springfield for 1913, Springfield, Massachusetts: City of Springfield, p. 1174.
  4. ^ a b Green, Mason Arnold (1888), Springfield, 1636-1886: History of Town and City : Including an Account of the Quarter-Millennial Celebration at Springfield, Mass., May 25 and 26, 1886, Springfield, Massachusetts: C.A. Nichols & Company, p. 491.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry W. Benchley
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1858–1861
Succeeded by
John Z. Goodrich
Preceded by
Philos B. Tyler
3rd Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts
1855–1855
Succeeded by
Ansel Phelps, Jr.