Greenhalge, Frederic Thomas
- James F. Beauchesne
Greenhalge, Frederic Thomas (19 July 1842–05 March 1896), politician and lawyer, was born Frederic Thomas Greenhalgh in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, the son of William Greenhalgh, a textile printer, and Jane Slater. In 1855 he immigrated to Lowell, Massachusetts, where his father was offered a supervisory position in the printing department of the Merrimack Manufacturing Company. Greenhalge, who changed the spelling of his family name, attended public schools in Lowell. He quickly demonstrated his literary and oratorical abilities and graduated from Lowell High School in three years....