Thomas H. Blackburn

“Infobox officeholder”
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name Thomas Henry Bark Blackburn
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order 12th
office Mayor of Brigham City
term_start January 6, 1908
term_end January 1, 1912
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predecessor Christian Holst
successor Robert L. Fishburn, Jr.
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One of Blackburn’s actions as Mayor was to set guidelines for a person licensed to sell liquor. The seller was restricted from selling liquor between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am, except for medical purposes, and must not allow “any person to enter his place of business on the first day of the week – commonly called Sunday for any purpose whatsoever.” Brigham City Council Minutes.
Other actions taken during his term included: contracting for cement sidewalks to be laid; approving improvements to the City’s reservoir; giving the night watchman a salary of $50 a month and $25 to a man hauling away garbage from the back yards of businesses. In 1910 the new fire station and City Offices building was erected at a cost of $6,523. It housed the fire department on the ground floor and the City Offices on the second level.

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