Thomas Norton Hart

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Thomas Norton Hart

  • Birth 20 Jan 1829 North Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 4 Oct 1927 Swampscott, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Corner of Beech and Blue Hill Aves.
  • Memorial ID 19390857

Boston Mayor. He moved to Boston when he was thirteen and worked in a dry goods store, eventually becoming a partner in a hat dealership. In 1860 he founded his own dealership, Hart, Taylor and Company. In 1880 he became President of the Mount Vernon National Bank. An active Republican, Hart was a member of Boston's Common Council from 1879 to 1881, and the Board of Aldermen from 1882 to 1886. He was Boston's Mayor from 1889 to 1990. From 1891 to 1895 he served as Boston's Postmaster. He was Mayor again from 1900 to 1901. Thomas N. Hart School, now senior citizen housing, was named for him.


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  • Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 15 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19390857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Norton Hart (20 Jan 1829–4 Oct 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19390857, citing Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bill McKern (contributor 46817687) .