Lemuel Shattuck (1793-1859), was an American author, statistician and public health reformer. He settled in Concord, Massachusetts
in 1822. In 1826, Shattuck took over the editorial department of the Yeoman's Gazette, and in 1829 became the recording secretary
of the Middlesex County Lyceum. In 1834, he moved to Cambridge and a year later to Boston, where he became a bookseller, publisher,
public health writer and statistician. In 1837, Shattuck was elected to the Boston City Council. He was a founder of the American
Statistical Association (1839) and the New England Historic Genealogical Society. He was the author of A History of the Town
of Concord (1835), Census of Boston for the Year 1845 (1846), and other works on statistics, public health, and local history.
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