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Benjamin F. Haines
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Benjamin F. Haines in 1911

In office
1915–1922
Preceded by Charles S. Taylor
Succeeded by Richard B. Coolidge
Majority 130[1]

Delegate to the 1917 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention[2]
Representing the 26th Middlesex District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives[2]
In office
June 6, 1917[3] – April 6, 1918[4]

Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives[5]
28th Middlesex District[5]
In office
1911[6] – 1914[6]

Member of the Medford, Massachusetts
Board of Aldermen[6]
In office
1908[6] – 1910[6]

Born November 25, 1876[5][6]
Boston, Massachusetts[5][6]
Political party Republican[5]
Alma mater Brown University,[6] Boston University School of Law, 1899[6]

Benjamin F. Haines (November 25, 1876 – ) was a Massachusetts attorney and politician. Haines served as a member of the Medford, Massachusetts Board of Aldermen, the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and as the eighth Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts.

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Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts

In the municipal elections of December 8, 1914 Haines was elected the Mayor of Medford, defeating two term Mayor Charies S. Taylor by 130 votes.[1]

1917 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention

In 1916 the Massachusetts legislature and electorate approved a calling of a Constitutional Convention.[7] In May 1917,[3] Haines was elected to serve as a member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention of 1917, representing the 26th Middlesex District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.[2]

References

  • Bridgman, Arthur Milnor: "A Souvenir of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention," pp.  27, 74, (1919).
  • "Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts", pp. 7–8, 11, 27, 626, (1919).

Notes

  1. ^ a b The Boston Daily Globe (December 9, 1914), [Expression error: Unexpected < operator MEDFORD. Ex-Representative Benjamin F. Haines Defeats Mayor Taylor--Two Brothers Chosen Aldermen.], Boston, MA: The Boston Daily Globe, p. 4. 
  2. ^ a b c [Expression error: Unexpected < operator Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts], Boston, MA: Wright & Potter printing co., state printers, 1919, p. 11. 
  3. ^ a b [Expression error: Unexpected < operator Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts], Boston, MA: Wright & Potter printing co., state printers, 1919, p. 7. 
  4. ^ [Expression error: Unexpected < operator Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts], Boston, MA: Wright & Potter printing co., state printers, 1919, p. 626. 
  5. ^ a b c d e [Expression error: Unexpected < operator Who's Who in State Politics, 1911], Boston, MA: Practical Politics, (1911), p. 171. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1919), [Expression error: Unexpected < operator A Souvenir of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, Boston, 1917-1919], Stoughton, MA: A. M. (Arthur Milnor) Bridgman, p. 74. 
  7. ^ [Expression error: Unexpected < operator Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts], Boston, MA: Wright & Potter printing Co., state printers, 1919, pp. 7–8. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles S. Taylor
8th Mayor of Medford, Massachusetts
1915–1922
Succeeded by
Richard B. Coolidge
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