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Roland G Usher

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Preceded by  Peter M. Neal
Role  Politician
Service/branch  Union Army
Name  Roland Usher
Political party  Republican
Party  Republican Party
Succeeded by  James N. Buffum
Died  March 5, 1895

Spouse(s)  Carolyn M. Mudge, June 5, 1844
Children  Caroline A. Usher; Abbott L. Usher; Edward P. Usher; Caroline M. Usher
Allegiance  United States of America Union

Battles and wars  American Civil War

Roland Greene Usher (January 6, 1823 – March 5, 1895) was a Massachusetts politician who served as the 11th Mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts.


Early life

Usher was born on January 6, 1823 to Eleazer and Fanny (Bucknan) Usher in Medford, Massachusetts

Family life

Usher married Carolyn M. Mudge on June 5, 1844, they had four children, Caroline A. Usher; Abbott L. Usher; Edward P. Usher; Caroline M. Usher.

Civil War service

During the American Civil War, Usher was Paymaster-in-Chief of the Department of the Gulf.

Warden of the Massachusetts State Prison

In 1883 Usher was appointed warden of the Massachusetts state prison by Governor Butler, Usher served as warden until 1886.


Roland G. Usher Wikipedia

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