Thomas Strahan

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Thomas Strahan
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13th Mayor [1]
of Chelsea, Massachusetts
In office
1883–1884
Preceded by Samuel P. Tenney
Succeeded by Eugene F. Endicott
President of the
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Common Council [1]
In office
1882 [1]  1883 [1]
Member of the
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Common Council [1]
In office
1880 [1]  1883 [1]
Personal details
Born May 10, 1847 [1]
Stirling, Scotland [1]
Died December 19, 1910 [2] [3]
Brookline, Massachusetts [2]
Political party Republican [1]
Spouse(s) Esther Lawrence, m. November 28, 1867 [1]
Residence 1025 Beacon st, Brookline, Massachusetts
Profession Wallpaper Manufacturer [1]

Thomas Strahan (May 10, 1847 – December 19, 1910) was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served as the thirteenth Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts and in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Chelsea, Massachusetts City in Massachusetts, United States

Chelsea is a city in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, directly across the Mystic River from the city of Boston. As of 2013, Chelsea had an estimated population of 36,828. It is also the second most densely populated city in Massachusetts behind Somerville. With a total area of just 2.21 square miles, Chelsea is the smallest city in Massachusetts in terms of total area.

Massachusetts House of Representatives lower house of U.S. state legislature

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is composed of 160 members elected from 12 counties each divided into single-member electoral districts across the Commonwealth. The House of Representatives convenes at the Massachusetts State House in Boston.

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Thomas Strahan Company

Strahan formed the Thomas Strahan Company, which is still in operation.

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Notes

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Toomey, Daniel P. (1892), Massachusetts of To-Day, Boston, MA: Columbia Publishing Company, p. 382.
  2. 1 2 Boston Daily Globe (December 20, 1910), EX-MAYOR THOMAS STRAHAN IS DEAD Was Chief Executive of Chelsea Two Years. III Since Big Fire in That City- Manufacturer of Wall Paper., Boston, MA: The Boston Globe, p. 3.
  3. Christian Science Monitor (December 20, 1910), THOMAS STRAHAN PASSES AWAY., Boston, MA: The Christian Science Monitor, p. 7.
Political offices
Preceded by
Samuel P. Tenney
13th Mayor of Chelsea, Massachusetts
1883-1884
Succeeded by
Eugene F. Endicott