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Hynes, John B., 1897-1970

 Person

Biographical Note

John Bernard Hynes was the son of Irish immigrants, born in the South End of Boston on September 22, 1897. After service in the Air Corps in World War I, he began his city employment as a Health Department clerk. He went to the Auditing Department and then as chief clerk in Mayor Curley's office. He went to law school nights and won a law degree from Suffolk University in 1927. Two years later he became assistant city clerk and after service in World War II as a lieutenant colonel, became city clerk in 1945.

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Basilica Vaticana Di San Pietro model

 Digital Image
Identifier: 0299001-005-002

Boarding jet plane for U.S. Conference of Mayors, Los Angeles

 Digital Image
Identifier: 0299001-006-012

Cambridge and Warren Streets, Brighton

 Digital Image
Identifier: 0299001-005-027

[Mayor John B. Hynes and Cardinal Cushing laying cornerstone], 1958

 Item — Box: 47, Folder: People
Identifier: 7020001-0290
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the Boston City Hospital from 1864-1996. Parts of this collection were originally in the custody of the Boston City Hospital Library. The collection includes Board of Trustees minutes and records; published reports of the hospital; administrative files of the hospital and of the library; financial records of the hospital; historical files and news clippings compiled by the library over time; holdings of the library including medical texts dating back...

Mayor John B. Hynes collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0243.001
Scope and Contents The Mayor John B. Hynes collection contains personal papers of the former mayor collected after his time in office. The papers include personal correspondence, employment and miltary service records, and various forms of personal memorabilia including certificates, awards, diplomas, poetry and writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, and multiple scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and articles from Hynes's early tenure as mayor in 1950 and 1951.

Mayoral addresses

 Series — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 0200.001
Scope and Contents Includes two compilation volumes of adresses from 1822-1867 and printed copies of annual and inaugural addresses of the Mayor from 1824-1980 with gaps.