By adamg on Thu, 09/24/2020 - 12:16pm
Boston has not elected a Boston Latin School graduate as mayor since John "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald left office in 1914.
Past mayors and their high schools since then:
- Andrew James Peters - Went to school out of town
- Malcolm Nichols - Attended school in Portland, ME
- James Michael Curley - Did not attend high school
- Maurice Tobin - High School of Commerce
- John Hynes - Did not attend high school
- John Collins - Roxbury Memorial High School
- Kevin White - Tabor Academy (Marion, MA)
- Ray Flynn - South Boston High School
- Tom Menino - St. Thomas Aquinas High School
- Marty Walsh - The Newman School
List of Boston mayors.
Campbell graduated Boston Latin School in 2000. Her only announced opponent to date, City Councilor Michelle Wu, went to high school in Barrington, IL, but she has a BLS connection: Her sister went there after the family moved to Boston.
Fitzgerald photo from the Jamaica Plain Historical Society's Doyle's Cafe Memorabilia Collection. Posted under this Creative Commons license.