Photo by Mike Gay, Taunton Daily Gazette
EDMUND HATCH BENNETT SCHOOL
Helping students achieve their personal best.
47 North Walker Street
Mr. Michael Kelleher, Principal
Kindergarten - Grade 4
Tier III 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
Who was Edmund Hatch Bennett?
Edmund Hatch Bennett (1824-1898) was Taunton’s first mayor, holding office from 1865 to 1867. A native of Vermont, Bennett moved to Taunton in 1848 where he became a prominent local lawyer and one of the authors of Taunton’s municipal charter. (Source: "A History of Taunton Massachusetts," William F. Hanna, 2007.)
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