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Harold Elmore Bradshaw
68th / 6th City Commission Mayor of the City of Flint, Michigan

In office
Preceded by George E. Boysen
Succeeded by Harry M. Comins[1]
City Commissioner of the City of Flint, Michigan
Personal details
Born November 5, 1898
Davison, Genesee County, Michigan
Died July 1975 (aged 76)
Lansing, Michigan
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Retha D. Sheley
Relations John P. H. Bradshaw and Winifred L. (Hurd) Bradshaw, parents
Religion Methodist
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Army
Battles/wars World War I

Harold Elmore Bradshaw (November 5, 1898 – July 1975) was a Michigan politician.[1] He was a member of American Legion, Forty and Eight, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Freemasons and Elks.

Early life

Bradshaw was born to John P. H. Bradshaw and Winifred L. (Hurd) Bradshaw on November 5, 1898 in Davison, Genesee County, Michigan. During World War I, he served in the U.S. Army. On December 24, 1920, he was married to Retha D. Sheley.[2]

Political life

The Flint City Commission select him as mayor in 1936 for two one-year terms.[2][3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "List of Flint City Mayors". Political Lawrence (Larry) Kestenbaum. Retrieved 2009-02-09. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Index to Politicians: Bradlyn to Bradway -- Bradshaw, Harold Elmore Entry". Political Lawrence (Larry) Kestenbaum. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 
  3. City of Flint, Michigan Charter 1974.
Political offices
Preceded by
George E. Boysen
Mayor of Flint
Succeeded by
Harry M. Comins

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