Monday, February 9, 2009

Charles A. Mason























Charles A. Mason





In office

1881 – 1882
Preceded byZacheus Chase
Succeeded byWilliam A. Atwood[1][2]



Charles A. Mason was a Michigan politican.[1][2]








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[edit] Early life


Charles A. Mason purchased Austin B. Witherbee's self-named drug store downtown and ran it for 22 yearS. It is now the name of a new grocery store set to open in spring 2009 to serve the downtown area at the corner of King Avenue and University Drive, the former old Hats by Jake building.[3]



[edit] Political Life


He was elected as the twenty third mayor of the City of Flint in 1881 serving a 1-year term.[1][4]



[edit] Post-Political life











Political offices
Preceded by

Zacheus Chase
Mayor of Flint

1881-82
Succeeded by

William A. Atwood




[edit] References



  1. ^ a b c "Chapter XIII: Roster of City Officials". History of Genesee County, Michigan, Her People, Industries and Institutions. Michigan Historical Commission. 1916. http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/lapeer/gen/ch13/roster3.html. Retrieved on 2009-02-06. 

  2. ^ a b List of Flint City Mayors. Political Graveyards.com

  3. ^ Sally York. Witherbee's grocery store set to open in downtown Flint in the spring. November 28, 2008. Flint Journal. Booth Newspapers. Flint, Michigan.

  4. ^ "Index to Politicians: Mason -- Mason, Charles A. Entry". Political Graveyards.com. Lawrence (Larry) Kestenbaum. http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/mason.html#0LI00Z7TR. Retrieved on 2009-02-06. 









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