Timothy T. Lockwood

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Timothy T. Lockwood
Portrait of Timothy T. Lockwood
25th Mayor of Buffalo
In office
Preceded by Frederick P. Stevens
Succeeded by Franklin A. Alberger
Personal details
North East, New York
DiedDecember 23, 1870
Utica, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)married twice; Charlotte and Louise C. Francher
Childrenfour children

Timothy T. Lockwood (1810–1870) was Mayor of the City of Buffalo, New York, serving 1858–1859. He was born in North East, New York in 1810. In the early 1830s, he studied medicine at Philadelphia Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He returned to Buffalo around 1842 and became a member of the Erie County Medical Society. In 1851, Lockwood was appointed city health physician under Mayor James Wadsworth. He was married to Charlotte of Hamburg, New York; she died and he re-married on October 25, 1869, this time to Louise C. Francher. [2]

He was elected as mayor of Buffalo on June 9, 1857 as the Democratic candidate. His term as mayor ended on January 3, 1859. After his term expired, Lockwood resumed his medical practice. On December 23, 1870, he died in Utica, New York, and was buried between the bodies of both his wives in Forest Lawn Cemetery. [2]

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  1. Rizzo, Michael (2005). Through The Mayors' Eyes. Lulu. p. 424. ISBN   978-1-4116-3757-3.
  2. 1 2 "Timothy T. Lockwood". Through The Mayor's Eyes, The Only Complete History of the Mayor's of Buffalo, New York, Compiled by Michael Rizzo. The Buffalonian is produced by The Peoples History Union. 2009-05-27.
Political offices
Preceded by
Frederick P. Stevens
Mayor of Buffalo, NY
Succeeded by
Franklin A. Alberger