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100 Years Ago: Gleason Elected Mayor of Marlborough

Just about every day Marlborough Patch will highlight an interesting story from the Marlborough Daily Enterprise published on that date 100 years ago.

Dec. 6, 1911: Gleason Elected by 485 Votes: License Majority Cut to 259—Lyons, Holyoke and Andrews Win in Aldermanic Contests

J. Henry Gleason rode to victory on the crest of a tidal wave which completely inundated the city Democracy at the election Tuesday, leading his opponent Mayor Shaughnessy, by a margin of 485 votes. Up till yesterday, the contest seemed even up, but the late trend was all toward Gleason and as the day wore on the result was apparent. 

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