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Collection National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection
Catalog Number 1915.040.005
Object Name Card, Congressional Voting
Title William S. Greene of Massachusetts
Political Life Outside of Congress
Date 1915
Dates of Creation 1915
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1915
Scope & Content Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932
The following is typed on a 5" x 8" paper card


W. S. Greene
Political Life Outside of Congress.
Was elected mayor in 1880; also alternate delegate to the Republican national convention which nominated Pres. Garfield; was reelected mayor in 1881, but resigned the same year, being appointed postmaster by Pres. Garfield; in 1886 was again elected mayor; was a candidate in 1887 and 1888, but was defeated; in July, 1888, was appointed by Gov. Ames general superintendent of prisons for the State, and served until 1893, when he was removed for political reasons by the Democratic governor; was again candidate for mayor in 1894 and defeated; elected mayor in 1895 by 734 majority, in 1896 by 1,516 majority and in 1897 by 3,121 majority, and declined reelection in 1898; was appointed postmaster by Pres. McKinley, and entered upon his duties April 1, 1898; resigned this position and was elected to Congress, etc. (C.D.)
People Greene, Representative William S, 1841-1924
Subjects Congressional Card Index
Congressmen
Massachusetts
Greene, Representative William S., 1841-1924
Elections
Presidential appointments
Postmasters
Mayors
Mayoral elections
Search Terms Congressional Card Index
Congressmen
Massachusetts
Greene, Representative William S, 1841-1924
Elections
Mayors
Mayoral elections