Robert Pratt (mayor)
Robert Pratt (December 12, 1845 – August 8, 1908) was an educator and the 18th mayor of Minneapolis. Pratt was born in Brandon, Vermont in 1845. During the American Civil War he served with the 5th Vermont Infantry. Shortly after the war, he relocated to Minneapolis, Minnesota where he served as an alderman, member of the park board, and longtime member of the Board of Education. He was also elected mayor in 1894 and re-elected in 1896. Pratt died on August 8, 1908. He is buried in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.
|18th Mayor of Minneapolis|
January 7, 1895 – January 2, 1899
|Preceded by||William H. Eustis|
|Succeeded by||James Gray|
|Born||December 12, 1845|
|Died||August 8, 1908 62) (aged|
|Resting place||Lakewood Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Irene D. Lamoneaux (1871-1901; her death)|
|Father||Sidney Wright Pratt|
|Years of service||1861 – 1865|
|Commands||Company F, 5th VVI|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
- Minneapolis Mayoral Election, 1894
- Robert Pratt 19,666
- Louis R. Thian 15,343
- Henry J.O. Reed 4,325
- Robert H. Hasty 512
- Minneapolis Mayoral Election, 1896
- Robert Pratt 25,401
- Alexander Thompson Ankeny 16,610
- Milton O. Nelson 821
- Elbert E. Stevens 591
- "Career of Robert Pratt". Minnesota Election Trends Project.
- Proceedings of the City Council of the City of Minneapolis. 1908. p. 569.
- "Robert Pratt (1845-1908)". Find A Grave.
- "Pratt Elementary School". Prospect Park Neighborhood of Minneapolis.
William H. Eustis
| Mayor of Minneapolis
1895 – 1899