Samuel Atkins Eliot Edit Profile
Graduated from Harvard, 1817, graduated from Harvard School Divinity, 1820.
Member Massachusetts General Court, several terms. 1st president Boston Academy Music. Introduced to music Boston Public Schools.
Mayor Boston, 1837-1839. Treasurer Harvard, 1842-1853. Member United States House of Representatives, 31st Congress, August 22, 1850-March 3, 1851.
1st president Boston Provident Association. Organizer 1st paid fire department, 1st day police in Boston. Author: A Sketch of the History of Harvard College and of Its Present State, 1848.
Slavery and Its Prospects in the United States. A Memoir of Ephraim Peabody.
Member United States House of Representatives, 31st Congress, August 22, 1850-March 3, 1851.
Married Mary Lyman, June 13, 1826, 5 children including Charles William.