Elisha Huntington Edit Profile
Graduate Dartmouth, 1815. Doctor of Medicine Yale: 1823.
Huntington was the brother of Salem, Massachusetts mayor Asahel Huntington. He was graduated at Dartmouth College in 1815 and from Yale Medical School in 1823. Commencing his professional life at Lowell in 1824, two years before the incorporation of that city, he was identified for the last quarter of a century with its growth and improvement, and was eight times elected mayor.
In 1853 he was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts. He was also at one time president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and from 1860 to 1365 an overseer of Harvard College. They had five children.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Yale Obituary Record.
Member of council when Lowell became a city, 1836, president, 1838, mayor, 1839-1847.
Married Hannah Hinckley, May 31, 1825, children—Mistress.