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'''James Emmett Gleason''' (1891-1977) is a former member of the [[Charlottesville]] [[City Council]] <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Change in Election Meets Disapproval|author=|pageno=|printdate=January 5, 1960|publishdate=January 5, 1960|accessdate=February 22, 2016}}</ref> He served at least one term as mayor. He was a member of Council in 1918. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=To Resurface Macadam Roads, Commoon Council Votes Sum of $5,000|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2112640/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2112641/4792.5/1174/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|publishdate=July 12, 1918|printdate=July 12, 1918|accessdate=July 12, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
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'''James Emmett Gleason''' (1891-1977) was a prominent figure in local politics serving on the Charlottesville city council for twelve years. He was elected mayor for the 1942-1944 term and later served eight years on the city library board.
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"J. Emmett" was a former member of the [[Charlottesville]] [[City Council]] <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Change in Election Meets Disapproval|author=|pageno=|printdate=January 5, 1960|publishdate=January 5, 1960|accessdate=February 22, 2016}}</ref> He served at least one term as mayor. He was a member of Council in 1918. <ref>{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=To Resurface Macadam Roads, Commoon Council Votes Sum of $5,000|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2112640/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2112641/4792.5/1174/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|publishdate=July 12, 1918|printdate=July 12, 1918|accessdate=July 12, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>
  
 
Gleason had originally stated he would seek another term in 1948 but changed his mind. <ref name="page11">{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791725/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791736/4999/3937.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=11|printdate=April 5, 1948|publishdate=April 5, 1948|accessdate=December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>  
 
Gleason had originally stated he would seek another term in 1948 but changed his mind. <ref name="page11">{{cite-progress-lindsay|title=Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary|url=http://search.lib.virginia.edu/catalog/uva-lib:2791725/view#openLayer/uva-lib:2791736/4999/3937.5/3/1/0|author=Staff Reports|pageno=11|printdate=April 5, 1948|publishdate=April 5, 1948|accessdate=December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library}}</ref>  
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Gleason was a self-Employed Retail Grocery Merchant.
 
Gleason was a self-Employed Retail Grocery Merchant.
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Gleason was on the entertainment planning committee for the visit of President Franklin Roosevelt to Charlottesville when he gave a 4th of July broadcast address from “Monticello” the home of Thomas Jefferson.
  
 
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Fred W. Twyman
J. Emmett Gleason-1942.JPG
James “J Emmett” Gleason (D)


Biographical Information

Date of birth 25 July 1891
Place of death Charlottesville, Virginia
Spouse Helen
Children James "Jim" Emmett (1915-1978); Nancy L (ca. 1924- ), David H (ca. 1927- )
Residence 521 North First Street. The two-story brick building built in about 1859 is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Profession Retail Grocery Merchant

James Emmett Gleason (1891-1977) was a prominent figure in local politics serving on the Charlottesville city council for twelve years. He was elected mayor for the 1942-1944 term and later served eight years on the city library board.

"J. Emmett" was a former member of the Charlottesville City Council [1] He served at least one term as mayor. He was a member of Council in 1918. [2]

Gleason had originally stated he would seek another term in 1948 but changed his mind. [3]

Gleason voted in June 1948 to appoint James E. Bowen as city manager. [4]

Gleason was a self-Employed Retail Grocery Merchant.

Gleason was on the entertainment planning committee for the visit of President Franklin Roosevelt to Charlottesville when he gave a 4th of July broadcast address from “Monticello” the home of Thomas Jefferson.


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References

  1. Print: Change in Election Meets Disapproval, , Daily Progress, Lindsay family January 5, 1960, Page .
  2. Web. To Resurface Macadam Roads, Commoon Council Votes Sum of $5,000, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, July 12, 1918, retrieved July 12, 2016 from University of Virginia Library.
  3. Web. Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 5, 1948, retrieved December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. April 5, 1948 page 11.
  4. Web. Bowen is Named Acting Manager by City Council, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 1, 1948, retrieved October 14, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. June 1, 1948 page 1.

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