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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