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STATE POLITICS 






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: MAY 1 T 1944 

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Copyright, January, 1915. 

PRACTICAL POLITICS 



FEDERAL 




HENRY CABOT LODGE, 
United States Senator. 



LODGE, HENRY CABOT, Nahant, 
United States Senator, Rep. Born in Bos- 
ton, May 12, 1850; received a private 
school and collegiate education; gradu- 
ated from Harvard college in 1871 and 
from Harvard Law School in 1875, receiv- 
ing the degree LL. B.; admitted to Suffolk 
bar in 1876; in the same year, 1876, re- 
ceived the degree of Ph. D. for thesis on 
"The Land Law of the Anglo-Saxons"; 
profession that of literature; is a member 
of the Massachusetts Historical Society, of 
the Virginia Historical Society, of the 
American Academy of Arts and Science, 
of the New England Historical and Gen- 
ealogical Society, and of the American 
Antiquarian Society, and has received the 
degree of Doctor of Laws from Williams 
College, Clark University, Yale University 
and Harvard University; is an overseer 
of Harvard College; was permanent chair- 
man of the Republican national conven- 
tions of 1900 and 1908; chairman of the 
committee on resolutions of the Republi- 
can national convention of 1904; chairman 
Republican state convention 1912; was a 
member of the commission on Alaskan 
boundary appointed by Pres. Roosevelt; 
served two years in the Massachusetts 
House of Representatives; was elected to 
the 50th, 51st, 52d, and 53d Congresses; 
was elected to the United States Senate 
Jan. 17, 1893, to succeed Henrv L. Dawes; 
was re-elected in 1899 and 1905 and 1911. 
His term will expire March 3, 1917. 
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JOHN W. WEEKS, 
I'nited States Senator 



WEEKS, JOHN W., Newton, United 
States, Senator, Rep. Born Lancaster, 
N. H., April 11, 1860; United States Naval 
Academy 1881. Banker and broker. Mid- 
shipman United States Navy 1881 -'83; 
Massachusetts Naval Brigade ten years, six 
years as commanding officer; member Gov. 
Wolcott's military advisory board during 
Spanish-American war. Alderman three 
years and mayor two years, city of New- 
ton; member national monetary commis- 
sion; member finance committee of Repub- 
lican national committee, 1908; elected to 
59th, 60th, 61st, 62d and 63d Congresses. 
Elected to the United States Senate by 
legislature of 1913 to succeed W. Murray 
Crane, thus achieving the distinction of 
being the last Senator from Massachusetts 
to be chosen by the legislature. Term ex- 
pires March 3, 1919. 




CHARLES S. HAMLIN, 
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. 



HAMLIN, CHARLES S., Governor of 
Federal Reserve Board, Dem., Mattapois- 
ett. Born Boston, Aug. 30, 1861. Lawyer 
and author. Harvard college '83, Harvard 
Law school '86. Accorded degree of LL. B. 
by Washington and Lee University 1897. 
Assistant secretary of the treasury from 
1893 to 1897 and again from 1912 to 1914. 
Special commissioner of United States to 
Japan, 1897, commissioner at convention 
between the United States, Japan and Rus- 
sia in the same year; commissioner at con- 
vention between United States and Great 
Britain over fur fisheries. Represented 
Massachusetts at Paris exposition 1898. 
Delegate democratic national convention 
1904. Executive committee Civic Federa- 
tion of New England. Democratic candi- 
date for United States senate 1887 and for 
secretary of state 1892. Written several 
pamphlets on statistical and financial sub- 
jects. 




PETERS, ANDREW J., Assistant Secre- 
tary of the Treasury, Dem., Boston. Born 
there, April 3, 1872; Harvard College 1895, 
Harvard Law School 1898. Lawyer. Massa- 
chusetts House of Representatives 1902, 
state Senate 1904 and 1905. Elected to 60th, 
61st, 62d and 63d Congresses. Appointed to 
treasury department by Pres. Wilson, 1914, 
to succeed Hon. Charles S. Hamlin, chosen 
governor of the Federal Reserve Board. 



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CHARLES B. STRECKER, 

Assistant United States Treasurer at 

Boston. 



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STRECKER, CHARLES B., United States 
Treasurer at Boston Sub-Treasury, Dem., 
Brookline. Born Boston, Oct. 18, 1863. 
Public schools. Financier, managing edi- 
tor Boston Financial News, Pres. Boston 
Commercial-Financial Press company, 
Pres. Commercial-Financial Press com- 
pany of New York, publishers of the New 
York News Bureau; Pres. Boston Finan- 
cial News Advertising agency, stockholder 
in London Central News Bureau, director 
Federal Trust company. Democratic nom- 
inee for auditor in 1911, delegate to Balti- 
more convention, 1912, and was one of the 
original Wilson men in that body, stand- 
ing with the then governor of New Jer- 
sey throughout the ballotting. Masons, 
Aleppo Temple, M. S.; Boston Press club, 
Elks, Royal Arcanum, chamber of com- 
merce, Economic club, Traffic club, City 
club, Elysium club, Annisquam Yacht club, 
Sandy Bay club. 



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BILLINGS, EDMUND, Collector of the 
Port of Boston, Dem., Boston. Born Bos- 
ton. Prominent in reform politics. in this 
city and for years was one of the leaders 
in the Good Government association. Men- 
tioned for democratic nomination for lieu- 
tenant-governor in 1913. Appointed by 
Pres. Wilson to be collector of the port, 
1913. 



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MAYNARD, JOSEPH A., Surveyor of 
Port of Boston, Dem., Boston. Born Bos- 
ton, Jan. 1, 1875. Public schools. Plumbing 
supplies manufacturer. Pres. Democratic 
city committee 1910-'11-'12-'13; chairman 
executive committee Democratic state com- 
mittee 1912-'13. Boston City club, Clover 
club of Boston, Catholic Union, Boston 
chamber of commerce, Boston lodge, B. P. 
O. E.; Knights of Columbus. 



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QUIGLEY, FRANCIS X., Appraiser Port 
of Boston, Dem., Holyoke. Born Holyoke 
Nov. 20, 1882. Public schools. Newspaper 
reporter. Holyoke Philo Celtic club. 
House 1908-'09-'10, committees on cities 
(clerk), taxation (clerk); Senate 1911-'12- 
'13, public service, taxation, public chari- 
table institutions, congressional redistrict- 
ing (special) ; labor. Appointed appraiser 
by Pres. Wilson 1913. 



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MALLEY, JOHN F., Collector of Internal 
Revenue, Dem., Springfield. Born Spring- 
field Jan. 29, 1878. Public schools, Yale 
law school. Lawyer. Elks (P. E. R.), 
M. C. 0. F. Senate 1910 (to fill vacancy) 
and 1911 ; committees on counties, military 
affairs, prisons, judiciary, rules, constitu- 
tional amendments. Appointed by Gov. 
Foss special justice of the Springfield po- 
lice court. Resigned 1914 to become col- 
lector of internal revenue for the Boston 
district. 



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SKEFFINGTON, HENRY J., Immigra- 
tion Commissioner at Boston, Dem., Re- 
vere. Born Marysville, Cal., 1858. Public 
schools. Shoe worker. Former secretary 
and treasurer International Boot & Shoe 
Workers' Union. Delegate to several na- 
tional conventions of A. F. of L. Appointed 
to harbor and land commission by Gov. 
Douglas, serving three years on that body. 



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MURRAY, WILLIAM F., Postmaster of 
Boston, Dem., Boston. Born there, Sept. 7, 
1881; public schools, Harvard 1904, Har- 
vard Law School. Lawyer. Boston com- 
mon council 1904-'05, Massachusetts House 
of Representatives 1907-'08. Executive 
Council 1910. Elected to 62d and 63d Con- 
gresses. Appointed to serve as postmaster 
by Pres. AVilson, 1914. 



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CARTER, WILLIAM H., member of Con- 
gress, 13th district, Rep., Needham. Born 
Needham 1864. Knitted goods, director 
Needham National bank. Member state 
legislature (house) 190G. Republican 
state committee 1907-1908. Needham 
board of trade (Pres.), Norfolk lodge of 
Masons, Odd Fellows, Boston City Club, 
Boston Press Club. 



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DALLINGER, FREDERICK W., mem- 
ber Congress, 8th district, Rep., Cam- 
bridge. Born Cambridge 1872. Cam- 
bridge Latin, Harvard College, Har- 
vard Law School. Lawyer and author. 
State legislature (house) 1894-1895. Repub- 
lican state committee, Cambridge board 
of trade (director, vice-pres., pres. 4 
years), Y. M. C. A., Masons, Odd Fellows, 
Middlesex Bar association. 



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GALLIVAN, JAMES A., member Con- 
gress, 12th district, Dem., Boston. Born 
South Boston. Public schools, Har- 
vard College. State legislature (house 
1895-1896, senate 1897-1898). Street com- 
missioner. Elected to fill unexpired term 
of Mayor James M. Curley in the 63d Con- 
gress; re-elected to 64th Congress. 



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GARDNER, AUGUSTUS P., Member 
Congress, 6th district, Rep., Hamilton. 
Born in Boston, Nov. 5, 1865. Harvard Col- 
lege 1886, degree of A.B. Served as cap- 
tain and assistant adjutant-general on the 
staff of Gen. James H. Wilson during the 
Spanish-American War. Massachusetts 
Senate two years; elected to the 57th Con- 
gress to fill vacancy caused by the retire- 
ment of Hon. William H. Moody to become 
Secretarv of the Navy, and to the 58th, 
59th, 60th, 61st, 62d, 63d and 64th Con- 
gresses. 

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GILLETT, FREDERICK H., Member 
Congress, 2d district, Rep., Springfield. 
Born Westfield, October 16, 1851; Amherst 
College, 1874, Harvard Law School 1877. 
Lawyer. Assistant Attorney General of 
Massachusetts from 1879 to 1882; Massa- 
chusetts House of Representatives 1890 
and 1891; elected to 53d, 54th, 55th, 56th, 
57th, 58th, 59th, 60th, 61st, 62d, 63d and 
64th Congresses. 



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GREENE, WILLIAM S., Member Con- 
press, 15th district, Rep., Fall River. Born 
Tremont, Tazewell County, 111., April 28, 
1841; public schools. Real estate and in- 
surance business. Common Council four 
vears, president three years; mayor of 
Fall River 1880, 1886, 1895, 1896 and 1897; 
appointed postmaster 1881; reappointed 
postmaster 1898; resigned and was elected 
to the 55th Congress to fdl out the unex- 
pired term of Hon. John Simpkins, de- 
ceased; also elected to 56th, 57th, 58th, 
59th, 60th, 61st, 62d, 63d and 64th Con- 
gresses. 

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OLNEY, RICHARD 2d, Member Con- 
gress, 14th district, Dedham. Born Milton, 
N. H., Jan. 5, 1871. Leicester Academy, 
Brown University. Wool merchant. State 
legislature (house) 1902; appointed by 
Gov. Foss (1911) to minimum wage com- 
mission. Dedham Improvement League, 
Dedham Tennis Club, Dedham Country 
and Polo Club. 




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PAIGE, CALVIN D., Member Congress, 
3d Dist., Rep., Southbridge. Born there, 
May 20, 1848. Selectman 3 years, delegate 
Republican national convention 1884, pres- 
idential elector 1904. Member Massachu- 
setts House 1878. Executive Council, 1907- 
'08. Republican state committee 1884-'85- 
'86-'94 (asst. sec. and ch. finance commit- 
tee.) Pres. Central Mills Co., Treas. Ed- 
wards Co., Pres. Southbridge Savings 
bank, director Southbridge National bank, 
Pres. Southbridge board of trade. Repub- 
lican club of Massachusetts, Home Market 
club. Elected unexpired term of William 
H. Wilder (deceased) in 63d Congress and 
re-elected to the 64th Congress. 
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PHELAX, MICHAEL F., Member Con- 
gress, 7th district, Dem., Lynn. Born there 
Oct. 22, 1875; public schools, Harvard Col- 
lege 1897, Harvard Law School 1900. Law- 
yer. Massachusetts House of Representa- 
tives 1905-'0G, committees on public 
health (clerk), the judiciary- Elected to 
the 63d and 64th Congresses. 



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ROBERTS, ERNEST W., Member Con- 
gress, 9th District, Rep., Chelsea. Born 
East Madison, Me., Nov. 22, 1858; public 
schools, Highland Military Academy, Bos- 
ton University Law School. Lawyer. City 
Council of Chelsea 1887-'88, Massachusetts 
House of Representatives 1894- , 95- , 96, 
Massachusetts State Senate 1897 and 1898; 
elected to the 5Gth, 57th, 58th, 59th, 60th, 
61st, 62d, 63d and 64th Congresses. 



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ROGERS, JOHN JACOB, Member Con- 
gress, 5th District. Rep., Lowell. Born 
there August 18, 1881. Harvard College 
(A. B., A. M.), Harvard Law School (LL. 
B.). Lawyer. Lowell common council, 
school committee. Elected to 63d and 64th 
Congresses. 



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TAGUE, PETER F., member Congress, 
10th District, Dem., Boston. Born Boston, 
June 24, 1871; Frothingham grammar, 
English High Schools. Manufacturing 
chemist. Common Council 1894-1895-1896; 
House 1897-1898, state Senate 1899-1900, 
and House 1913-1914. 



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TINKHAM, GEORGE HOLDEN, Mem- 
ber Congress, 11th district, Rep., Boston. 
Born Plymouth, Oct. 29, 1870; Prince, 
Chauncy Hall and Hopkinson's schools, 
Harvard '94. Lawyer. Rep. city com- 
mittee 13 years; common council 1897-'98; 
board of aldermen 1900-'01-'02; Senate 
'10-'11-'12, committees on banks and bank- 
ing (ch.), education, constitutional amend- 
ments, special on milk ('10), harbors and 
public lands (ch.) legal affairs, public 
health. 



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TREADWAY, ALLEN T., Member Con- 
gress, 1st District, Rep., Stockbridge. Born 
there Sept. 16, 1867; public schools, Am- 
herst College 1886. Hotel proprietor. A. F. 
A. M., 33d degree (past grand warden, past 
deputy grand master 15th dist.). Massa- 
chusetts House of Representatives 1904, 
committee on ways and means; Senate 
1908-'09-'10-'ll, committees on labor, agri- 
culture, bills in 3d reading, taxation (ch.), 
president of Senate in 1909-'10-'ll. Elected 
to 63d and 64th Congresses. 



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WALSH, JOSEPH, Member of Congress, 
Kith Dist., Rep., New Bedford. Born Bos- 
ton (Brighton), Dee. 16, 1875. Public 
schools, Boston University Law school. 
Lawyer. Clerk United States bureau of 
fisheries 3 years. Moderator town of 
Falmouth 5 years, chairman Cape sena- 
torial convention 1904; served in Massa- 
chusetts house of representatives from 1st 
Barnstable dist. 1905-1906. 



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WINSLOW, SAMUEL E., Member Con- 
gress, 4th District, Rep., Worcester. Born 
there April 11, 1862; public schools, Willis- 
ton seminary, Harvard College 1885. Skate 
manufacturer. Republican city committee. 
Republican state committee (ch. 1893). 
Elected to 03d and 64th Congresses. 



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STATE GOVERNMENT 
EXECUTIVE 




DAVID I. WALSH, 

(iovernor of Massachusetts. 



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WALSH, DAVID I., Dem., Fitchburg. 

Born in Leominster, Nov. 11, 1872; Clinton 
High School 1890, Holy Cross College 1894, 
Boston University Law School 1897; presi- 
dent and valedictorian of his class at high 
school, president and orator of his class at 
college, president and valedictorian of his 
class at law school. Lawyer; member of 
firm of Walsh & Walsh of Fitchburg and 
Clinton. Elected to House of 1900 and 1901 
from the Clinton district and served on 
the committees on bills in 3d reading and 
metropolitan affairs in both years. In the 
fall of 1901 he was defeated for the Senate 
by 547 votes in a strong Republican dis- 
trict. In 1911 he was unanimously nomin- 
ated by the Democrats for lieutenant-gov- 
ernor and was defeated at the election by 
only 4151 votes. Renominated in 1912 and 
elected. Unanimous choice of Democratic 
party for governor in 1913 and was elected. 
Re-elected in 1914. Was a delegate-at- 
large to the Democratic national conven- 
tion of 1912 and a member of the commit- 
tee and sub-committee on platform of that 
body. He is a member of the Elks, Knights 
of Columbus and Democratic club of Mas- 
sachusetts. 



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f.RAFTON D. GUSHING, 
Lieutenant- Governor of Massachusetts. 



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CUSHING, GRAFTON 1)., Lieutenant- 
Governor, Rep., Boston. Born Boston, Au- 
gust J, 1864. Received preparatory educa- 
tion at Noble's school, graduated from 
Harvard college in 1885 and from Harvard 
law school in 1888. Taught at Groton for 
several years, but of late years has de- 
voted himself to the profession of law. 
Boston school board (6 years), president 
for two years. President of the Republi- 
can club of Massachusetts in 1905-'06, 
treasurer of the Republican city commit- 
tee of Boston since 1909; president of the 
Lincoln club of Boston, president of the 
Cruelty to Children, chairman of the Mas- 
Massachusetts Society for Prevention of 
sachusetts Child Labor committee. Was 
ventiori in 1912. Elected to the house in 
a delegate to the Republican national con- 
1905 and in the following session served 
on the committees on education and liquor 
law, being clerk of the liquor law com- 
mittee. Chairman of the committee on 
education in 1907 and served also on ways 
and means. In 1908-'09-'10-'ll he was 
chairman of the committee on metropol- 
itan affairs and was a member of the com- 
mittee on rules. In 1911 he was house 
chairman of the special committee on the 
creation of a public utilities commission. 
Elected speaker of the house in 1912-13- 
'14. Elected lieutenant-governor 1914. 



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LANGTRY, ALBERT P., Secretary of the 
Commonwealth, Rep., Springfield. Born 
Wakefield, July 27, 1860. Public schools. 
Publisher Springfield Union. Masons, 
Middlesex club, Republican club of Mass. 
Ex-member and ex-secretary Republican 
state committee. House 1910-'ll, commit- 
tees on mercantile affairs, election laws 
(ch.), fisheries and game, rules. Elected 
secretary of the commonwealth by the leg- 
islature to fill vacancy, April 20, 1911, and 
elected for full term at state election 1911. 
Again elected 1914. 



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BLRRILL, CHARLES L., Treasurer and 
Receiver General, Rep., Boston. Born Bos- 
ton. Public schools. Banker and trustee. 
Art, Press and City clubs; member Boston 
Bank Officers' assoc. (former president) ; 
former director of Boston Young Men's 
Christian Union and former treasurer of 
King's Chapel. Served on Boston school 
committee. Elected treasurer and re- 
ceiver general in November, 1914. 



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COOK, ALONZO B., Auditor, Rep., Bos- 
ton. Born Boston, July 31, 1866. Sherwin 
Grammar, Roxbury High, Boston Univer- 
sity Law school. Lawyer. Republican 
nominee registrar of voters, Norfolk 
county, 1913. One of the organizers of 
the Sons of the American Revolution and 
is a descendant of Francis Cook, who 
came across on the Mayflower. 



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ATTWILL, HENRY C, Attorney Gen- 
eral, Rep., Lynn. Born Lynn, March 11, 
1872. Boston University law school, class 
of 1893. Member of Massachusetts house 
1896-'97-'98; senate 1899-'00-'01. Senate 
chairman of the committee on judiciary at 
age of 28, probably youngest man ever 
to receive that honor. Assistant district 
attorney Eastern district for six years, be- 
ginning in 1905. Elected district attorney 
in 1910; re-elected in 1913. Conducted the 
Ettor, Giovanitti and Caruso murder cases, 
growing out of the Lawrence strike. 

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BUCKLEY, TIMOTHY J., Executive 
council, 3d Dist., Dem., Boston. Born 
Cork, Ireland, 1870; Irish national schools, 
Warren and Harvard grammar schools, 
Charlestown, Boston Evening High, Bos- 
ton Y. M. C. A. evening law school. 
Lawyer. House 1906-'07; committees on 
fisheries and game, prisons, harbors and 
public lands; Boston city council 1910-'ll- 
'12-'13. Ancient Order of Hibernians, Elks, 
Knights of Columbus, Knights of St. Fin- 
barr, Foresters of America, Irish National 
Foresters, Catholic Literary Union of 
Charlestown. Executive council, 1914. 
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DENNY, DANIEL E. s Executive Council, 
7th district, Rep., Worcester. Born there 
Julv 14, 1845; Worcester Academy. Real 
estate and insurance. Knights Templar, 
Knights of Pythias, G. A. R. Common coun- 
cil two years (pres. one year). House 1906- 
'07-'08-'(J9, committees on cities, military 
affairs (ch.); Senate '10-'11-'12, committees 
on military affairs (ch.), cities, insurance, 
public service; Executive council, 1913; 
committees on pardons, charitable institu- 
tions and prisons, on harbors, and public 
lands and railroads, on military and naval 
affairs. 

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FROTHINGHAM, EDWARD G., Execu- 
tive council, 5th district, Rep., Haverhill. 
Born Gloucester; public schools. Care of 
estates. Massachusetts, Essex and Middle- 
sex clubs. Chairman Republican city com- 
mittee 6 years; House 1885-'86, committee 
on public health (ch.) ; Senate 1894-'05, 
state house (ch.), water supply, taxation, 
constitutional ammendments, redisricting 
(special), public health (ch.); Executive 
council, 1912-'13-'14; committees on har- 
bors and lands and railroads; military and 
naval affairs, state house, pardons, chari- 
table institutions and prisons. 
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HAM, GUY A., Executive council, 2d dis- 
trict, Rep., Boston. Born Boston, July 8, 
1878; Dartmouth college, Harvard Law- 
school, Lawyer; pres. Stoughton Trust Co., 
vice-pres. Dorchester Trust Co., director 
Boulevard Trust Co., Attleboro Trust Co., 
Medford Trust Co., N. E. Casualty Co., 
Mass. Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Re- 
publican Club of Massachusetts, S. of 
V., S. A. R., A. F. A. M., K. T., M. S. House 
1903-'04, committees on revision of corpor- 
ation laws, bills 3d reading (ch.), railroad; 
Asst. U. S. District Atorney 1904 to 1908; 
Delegate Republican national convention 
1912, Executive council, 1913; committees 
on finance, accounts and warrants, on har- 
bors, public lands and railroads, and on 
state house. 

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MULLIGAN, HENRY C, Executive coun- 
cil, Oth district, Rep., Natick. Born there 
March 6, 1854; Harvard Law school, 1879. 
Lawyer. Pres. Natick Five Cents Savings 
Bank. Mason, K. T. Trial justice Natick 
police court since 1892, pres. board of 
library trustees 18 years, school committee 
24 years (ch.) ; Senate '09-'10-'ll-'12, com- 
mittees on constitutional amend, (ch.), en- 
grossed bills (ch.), legal affairs, printing, 
election laws (ch.), banks and banking, ju- 
diciary (ch.), rules, metropolitan affairs 
(ch.); federal relations (ch.), insurance. 



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PARKER, DAVID L., Executive council- 
lor, 1st Dist., Rep., New Bedford. Born 
New Bedford, Aug. 30, 1851. Friends' 
academy, Schofield's Commercial college. 
Coal dealer. Mayor of New Bedford, post- 
master, board of public, works. Yacht 
club, Wamsutta, Dartmouth; Knights of 
Pythias, Veteran Firemen's association, 
Protecting society, board of trade. Re- 
publican city committee (ch. 10 years). 



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WASGATT, HERBERT P., Executive 
councillor, 4th district, Rep., Everett. Born 
South Boston, Aug. 26, 1865. East Boston 
High school, '84. Shoe manufacturer. En- 
tered employ of Bird & Stevens, 1885; 
formed partnership, style of Andrews & 
Co., 1895; incorporated as Andrews- Was- 
gatt Co., 1905. Pres. Everett Trust Co. Al- 
derman 1908-1909; mayor 1911; school 
committee 1912-1913-1914. Republican and 
Middlesex clubs, Mt. Tabor lodge, A. F. & 

A. M. (past master), St. John's chapter 
(P. H. P.), East Boston council, William 
Parkman commandery, K. T.; Bethesda 
and Palestine Lodge of Everett, Everett 
council, U. C. T. of America; Everett lodge, 

B. P. O. E.; Aleppo Temple, M. S., Mayor's 
club of Massachusetts, Everett City Club. 

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WRIGHT, CHARLES HEWITT, Execu- 
tive councillor, 8th district, Rep., Pitts- 
field. Born Hinsdale, Sept. 12, 1870. Public- 
schools Hinsdale and New York, Pittsfield 
High, Williston seminary, Williams col- 
lege, A. I)., 1892; Columbia University, 
LL. B. 1894. Lawyer. Pri. Sec. Cong. 
Ashley B. Wright 1893-1895. Common coun- 
cil 1897-1898; board of alderman 1899, 
board of health (ch., 1903-1911); title ex- 
aminer, land court, 1898; asst. district at- 
torney 1907-1914. Country club, Park club, 
Williams club of New York city. Cres- 
cent lodge, F. & A. M., (past master), Pitts- 
field lodge, B. P. O. E. (past exalted ruler, 
past district deputy.) 
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LEGISLATIVE 




CALVIN GOOLIDGE, 
President of the Senate 



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COOLIDGE, CALVIN, President of the 
Senate, Berkshire-Hampshire-Hampden ; 
Rep., Northampton. Born Plymouth, Vt., 
July 4, 1872; St. Johnsbury academy, Am- 
herst 1895. Lawyer. City council 1899; 
city solicitor 1900-'01; clerk of courts 1903; 
Republican city committee 1904; House 
1907-'08, committee on constitutional 
amendments, mercantile affairs, judiciary, 
banks and banking; Mayor 1910-11; Senate 
'12-'13, agriculture (ch.), cities, legal 
affairs (ch.), Western Mass. trolleys 
(special, ch.), municipal finance, railroads 
(ch.), rules, President 1914. 



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BAGLEY, EDWARD C. R., 1st Suffolk, 
Rep., Boston. Born there July 22, 1875; 
public schools. Wholesale clothing busi- 
ness since 1891. Rep. club of Ward 1, A. F. 
A. M., I. O. 0. F., Encampment, Hooker 
Assoc, of Mass., East Boston Improvement 
Assoc, Elks., N. E. O. P., Republican Club 
of Mass., Winthrop Republican club, Com- 
mon council 1906-'07-'08-'09; Republican 
candidate for presidency in '08; House '11- 
'12, committees on taxation, mercantile 
affairs, Senate 1913-'14, committees on har- 
bors and public lands, mercantile affairs 
(ch.), roads and bridges, city charters 

(sp.). 

1915, mercantile affairs (ch.), metropoli- 
tan affairs, fisheries and game. 
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BARTLETT, FRANK, Berkshire, Rep., 
Pittsfield. Born Saratoga, N. Y., Sept. 5, 
1854. Public schools, Amsterdam acad- 
emy. Shoe manufacturer, Albany, 1873- 
1881; with Bobbins & Kellogg, Pittsfield, 
1881-1900. Collector of taxes 1904-1911. 
House 1900-1901-1902, city council 1898- 
1899. Crescent Masonic lodge, Odd Fel- 
low (all branches.) 

1915, cities, constitutional amendments 
(eh.), insurance. 

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BATES, SANFORD, 9th Suffolk, Rep., 
Boston. Born Boston, July 17, 1884; pub- 
lic schools, English High, Y. M. C. A. even- 
ing law school. Lawyer; formerly clerk 
street department. Lincoln club, Republi- 
can club of ward 24, Lower Mills Citizens' 
assoc, Neighborhood club, Boston Y. M. C. 
A., Roval Arcanum, Ward 24 Republican 
committee 1910-'ll. House 1912 and 1914, 
committee on engrossed bills, mercantile 
affairs, constitutional amendments (ch.) 

1915, judiciary, water supply, bills in 3d 
reading (ch.). 

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BAZELEY, WILLIAM A. L., 4th Worces- 
ter, Rep., Uxbridge. Born England, 1872; 
public schools New Hampshire. Real es- 
tate, treasurer New England Conservatory 
of Music. Republican town committee, 
trustee public library, trustee Thayer 
School Funds, pres. Blackstone Valley Ag- 
ricultural Society, M. V. M., ten years, al- 
ternate to Republican national convention 
'12. House '09-'12, committee on ways and 
means, railroads, Senate 1913-1914, social 
welfare (ch.) railroads, taxation. 

1915, military affairs, social welfare, 
ways and means (ch.). 
59 




BEAL, CHARLES SUMNER, 1st Ply- 
mouth, Rep., Rockland. Born East Abing- 
ton, Aug. 14, 1856. Public schools. Teacher. 
Supt. W. L. Douglas Shoe Co. tannery 
(15 years). Retired from business 1911. 
House 1910. Republican town committee 
(chairman 15 years); Massachusetts & 
Rhode Island Past Em. commanders; Ma- 
sons (past master); O. E. S.; Knights 
Templar (past em. commander) ; S. of V. 
(past captain) ; Massachusetts consistory 
(32d degree); Union Glee club (clerk); 
park commissioner of Rockland; Past Mas- 
ters' Association Southeastern Massachu- 
setts. 

1915, harbors and public lands, labor 
(eh.), towns. 

60 



BEAN, JAMES W., 2d Middlesex, Rep., 
Cambridge. Born Somerville, May 11, 1866; 
Somerville high school. Reporter, proprie- 
tor Cambridge Chronicle. Citizens' Trade 
association, Masons, Elks. Somerville com- 
mon council 1890-'91; House 1909-'10-'ll- 
'12, committees on ways and means, rules, 
special on milk ('10) ; congressional redis- 
ricting (special '11), railroads. 

1915, education (eh.), public institu- 
tions, ways and means. 



61 




CAVANAGH, JAMES F., 4th Middlesex. 
Rep., Everett. Born Chelsea, June 19, 1872; 
public schools, Everett High, B. U. Law 
school. Lawyer, formerly Boston Man- 
ager N. Y. Life Ins. Co. and state man- 
ager Washington Life Ins. Co. House '10- 
, 11- , 12, committees on insurance, taxation, 
special on Southbridge Savings bank, 
banks and banking (ch.), rules, railroads. 

1915, banks and banking, metropolitan 
affairs (ch.), judiciary. 



62 




CLARK, EZRA W\, 2d Plymouth, Rep., 
Brockton. Born Glover, Vt., Oct. 12, 1842; 
public schools, O. L. Institute, Newbury 
seminary, Jefferson Medical college 1870. 
Physician. Knights of Pythias, Odd Fel- 
lows. House 1905-'06-'O7, committees on 
election laws, counties, printing, constitu- 
tional amendments, public service (ch.). 
Senate 1912-1013-1914, committees on edu- 
cation, public health, (ch.), public institu- 
tions and liquor laws. 

1915, education, municipal finance, pub- 
lic, health (ch.). 



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CUMMINGS, HERBERT E.. Worcester- 

Hampden. Rep.. North Brookfield. Born 
Leverett. April 11. 1851. Public schools. 
Merchant and lumber dealer. Republican 
club. Masons, I. O. O. F.. Grange, Patrons 
of Husbandry. House 11)14. committee on 
agriculture. 

1915, agriculture (ch.», towns, water 
supply. 



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DOYLE, ANDREW P., 3d Bristol, Rep., 
New Bedford. Born Ireland, Aug. 15, 1869; 
public schools. Insurance. Celtic club, A. 
(). H., common council, board of aldermen. 
House 1906- , 07- , 08-'09-'10- , ll- , 12- , 13; com- 
mittee on insurance, cities, liquor law 
(clerk), state house (ch.), municipal in- 
debtedness (special), municipal finance. 
Senate 1914, committees on cities (ch.), la- 
bor (ch.), public, lighting, city charters 
(sp., ch.). 

1915, cities (ch.), public health, public 
lighting. 



65 




ELDREDGE, CHARLES W., 3d Middle- 
sex, Rep., Somerville. Born Boston, Oct. 
16, 1877; public schools. Salesman with 
Chase & Sanborn since 1893. I. O. O. F., 
United Commercial Travelers, Somerville 
4th of July Assoc. Board of alderman 1907- 
'08-'09-'10. House , 11-'12-'13, committees on 
prisons, state house (ch.), mercantile af- 
fairs (ch.). Senate 1914, committee on fed- 
eral relations, fisheries and game (ch.), 
mercantile affairs. 

1915, federal relations, fisheries and 
game (ch.), mercantile affairs. 
66 




ELLIS, GEORGE H., 1st Middlesex, Rep., 
Newton. Born Medfield, Oct. 3, 1848; dis- 
trict schools. Printer and publisher. 
Treasurer and director George H. Ellis 
Co., trustee Massachusetts Agricultural col- 
lege, Simmons Female college, executive 
committee United Typothetae of America 
(pres. 1905-'06-'07), City, Economic, Twen- 
tieth Century, Unitarian Reform clubs. 
Board of aldermen 4 years; House 1910- 
'11-'12-'13-'14, committees on street rail- 
ways, labor (eh.), railroads (ch.), social 
welfare. 

1915, public service, social welfare (ch.), 
taxation. 

67 




FARNSWORTH, FRANK S., 3d Worces- 
ter, Rep., Leominster. Born Fitchbnrg, 
Oct. 12, 1864; public schools, Bryant & 
Stratton Commercial college. Manager 
plumbing and heating business. I. O. 0. F., 
R. A., Leominster club, Monoosuock club. 
Selectman 6 years (ch. 4 years), town 
auditor; House 1913-1914, committees on 
public lighting, street railways. 

1915, fisheries and game, taxation, 
towns (ch.). 



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FAY, WILTON B., 6th Middlesex, Rep., 
Medford. Born Hyde Park, Oct. 3, 1805; 
public schools. Accountant. Republican 
Club of Mass.; Horticultural society, Mid- 
dlesex, Medford, Neighborhood, Medford 
Boat clubs, Medford Historical society. 
Republican state committee 1908-'09-'10- 
'11-'12, Republican city committee (ch. '01 
to '06), alternate national convention 
'08-'12. Medford park commission (chair- 
man). House '10-'11-'12, committees on 
ways and means, counties (ch.), Cong, re- 
districting 1912 (ch.). Senate '13, banks 
and banking (ch.), fisheries and game 
(ch.), ways and means. 

1915, banks and banking, cities, munici- 
pal finance (ch.). 

69 




FITZGERALD, REDMOND S., 8th Suffolk 
Dem., Roston. Rorn there, July 12, 1882; 
public schools, Dorchester high. Real es- 
tate. K. of C, M. C. 0. F., Dorchester club, 
Dorchester Catholic club, Dorchester Im- 
provement assoc, Dorchester Real Estate 
Rrokers' assoc. Senate 1913-1914, commit- 
tees on insurance, roads and bridges, state 
house and libraries. 

1915, election laws, federal relations, 
rules. 

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GARST, JULIUS, 1st Worcester, Rep., 
Worcester. Born Dayton, 0., Dec. 12, 1855; 
University of Illinois, University of 
Michigan (M. D., 1878). Physician; 
manufacturer of proprietary medicine. 
American Political Science association, 
American Economic association, American 
Sociological society, National Municipal 
league, Worcester Economic club, board of 
trade. House 1903-'()4, committees on print- 
ing (clerk), taxation, election laws. Sen- 
ate '13, election laws, engrossed bills (ch.), 
public service (ch.) 

1915, public service, roads and bridges, 
bills in 3d reading, [ 




GIFFORD, CHARLES U Cape, Rep., 
Barnstable. Born there March 15, 1871; 
public schools. Publisher, real estate, in- 
surance. Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights 
of Pythias. House '12-'13, committees on 
insurance, public service (ch.), payroll. 
Senate 1914, committees on ways and 
means, bills in 3d reading (ch.), towns 
(ch.) 

1915, labor, military affairs (ch.), ways 
and means. 




GORDON, GURDON W., 1st Hampden, 
Rep., Springfield. Born Sheffield, Nov. 26, 
1871; Great Barrington high school, Wil- 
liams college 1897, Boston University Law 
school 1000. Lawyer. Springfield board 
of health 7 yrs. House '12, committee on 
street railways. Senate 1913-1914, public 
lighting (ch.), street railways (ch.), ways 
and means, rules. 

1915, street railways (ch.), rules, ways 
and means. 



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GREEN, JAMES. L, 2d Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born there April 9, 1885; paro- 
chial schools, Boston Latin school, Boston 
college. Bunker Hill Democratic, Hayes 
Square, City Square and Elicott Social 
clubs. Common council 1909, democratic 
city committee 1910; house 1911-'12, com- 
mittee on harbors and pubic lands, federal 
relations. 

1915, legal affairs, engrossed bills, met- 
ropolitan affairs. 

74 




HAIGIS, JOHN W., Franklin and Hamp- 
shire, Rep., Montague. Born there July 
31, 1881; public schools. Publisher. Tur- 
ners Falls board of trade (pres.), Mechan- 
ics Lodge of Masons (past master). House 
of water commissioners (chairman) House 
1909-'10-'ll, committees on railroads 
(clerk), rules (clerk), federal relations 
(ch.), congressional redisricting (special). 

1915, roads and bridges (ch.), state 
house and libraries, street railways. 
75 




HAYS, MARTIN, 5th Suffolk, Rep., Bos- 
ton. Born New York city, Oct. 14, 1876. 
Public schools, College of the Gitv of New 
York. Lawyer. House 1910-1912-1913- 
1914. Committees on legal affairs, public 
lighting (ch. 1914) congress redistricting 
committee (special), recess committee on 
municipal finance, municipal finance, re- 
cess committee on woman and child labor, 
election laws. Boston City club, Faneuil 
Improvement association, Allston Develop- 
ment Association, Neighborhood club of 
Allston, Mason, Eastern Star, Knight 
Templar, Shrine, Odd Fellows, Elks, Hep- 
tasophs, Ancient Order of United Work- 
men, Royal Arcanum, Ward 25 Republican 
club. 1915, banks and banking (ch.), legal 
affairs, public lighting. 76 




HOBBS, CLARENCE W., Jr., 2d Worces- 
ter, Rep., Worcester. Born Woodfords, 
Me., Oct. 1, 1878; public schools, Worcester 
high, Harvard 1002, Harvard Law '04. 
Lawyer. Worcester County Republican, 
Economic, Commonwealth clubs, board of 
trade, Worcester Continentals, Republican 
city committee '08, common council '09; 
House '10-'11-'12, committees on legal af- 
fairs (clerk), engrossed bills, judiciary 
(clerk), elections (ch.), commission on 
voluntary assoc. (sp.) Senate 1913-1914, 
committees on cities (ch.), fisheries and 
game, judiciary (ch.), constitutional 
amendments (ch.), election laws. 

1915, election laws, railroads (ch.), 
rules. 

77 




JACKSON, GEORGE H., 1st Essex, Rep., 
Lynn. Born Lowell, March 8, 1865; pub- 
lic schools. Newspaper writer, with Lynn 
Item since 1890. Common council 1899- 
1900, board of aldermen 1901-1902, house 
1902-1903-1904-1905-1906. Committees on 
harbors and public lands, printing (ch.), 
metropolitan affairs, liquor law. Odd 
Fellow, Knights of Pythias, Sons of Vet- 
erans, East Lynn Republican club. 

1915, insurance, municipal finance, 
water supply (ch.). 



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KIMBALL, CHARLES A., 7th Middlesex, 
Rep., Littleton. Born Littleton, Feb. 23, 
1867; public schools. Lawrence academy, 
Phillips Exeter '91, Yale '95. Two years in 
railroad office. Taught for 4 years in 
Worcester academy and Fitchburg High 
school. Farmer since 1900. Selectman, as- 
sessor, overseer of poor, auditor, treasurer 
and collector of taxes, school committee. 
Town clerk and registrar. Mason, Little- 
ton Grange (master). House 1914. Com- 
mittee on education. 

1915, agriculture, street railways, en- 
grossed bills (ch.). 

79 




LAXGELIER, LOUIS F. R., 1st Norfolk, 
Rep., Quincy. Born Boston, Nov. 29, 1873; 
public schools. Manager book publishing 
house. N. E. Trade Press assoc. (sec), 
Squantum Yacht club, Wollaston club, 
Masons, City council 4 years, trustee pub- 
lic library, Rep. city committee (sec); 
House 1909-'10-'ll, committees on harbors 
and public lands (clerk, '09, ch. '10), banks 
and banking, roads and bridges. Senate 
'14, constitutional amendments, education 
(ch.), municipal finance (ch.). 

1915, education, harbors and public 
lands (ch.), public service. 



80 




LEONARD, JOSEPH, 4th Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born there, Oct. 16, 1878; public 
schools. Life insurance. Quincy club, 
Cathedral Y. M. C. A. Common council 
1907; House 1909-'11-'12-'13, committees on 
printing, cities, insurance. Senate 1914, 
committees on bills in 3d reading, insur- 
ance, municipal finance. 

1915, insurance, labor, taxation. 



81 




MARCHAND, GEORGE E, 8th Middle- 
sex, Rep., Lowell. Born there Dec. 22, 1877; 
public schools. Chauffeur, Eagles, Metro- 
politan, French Citizens' social, Middle- 
sex Social, Centreville Social and Chauf- 
feurs' clubs. Common council 1907-'08. 
House 1910-1911, committee on prisons 
(ch.) 

1915, counties (ch.), public institutions, 
bills in 3d reading. 



82 




MARTIN, JOSEPH W., Jr., 1st Bristol, 
Rep., North Attleboro. Born there, Nov. 3, 
1884; public schools. Managing editor 
North Attleboro Chronicle. Moose, N. E. 
Moose Assoc, (treas.) Twelfth congression- 
al district committee 4 yrs. House 1912- 
1913-1914. Committees on public lighting, 
towns (ch.), rules, counties (ch.) 

1915, counties, election laws (ch.), street 
railways. 



83 




MASON, ORION T., 2d Norfolk, Rep., 
Medway. Born Medway April 4, 1865, pub- 
lic schools. Market gardener. Formerly 
railroad and express agent. A. F. A. M., 
P. of H, A. O. U. W., Medway Historical 
society (sec. 1903-1913). House 1905 and 
1914. Committees on public health, State 
house. 

1915, counties, harbors and public lands, 
state house and libraries. 



84 



McGONAGLE, PHILIP J, 3d Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born there October 21, 
1871; public and parochial schools. Roofer. 
Knights of Columbus, Jefferson club, Roof- 
ers' Protective union. Common council 
five years; House 1907-'08-'09, committees 
on parishes and religious societies, State 
house. Senate 1913-1914, committees on 
constitutional amendments, mercantile af- 
fairs, towns, engrossed bills. 

1915, constitutional amendments, mer- 
cantile affairs, public institutions. 



85 




McLANE, WALTER E., 2d Bristol, Rep., 
Fall River. Born Taunton, Dec. 30, 1863; 
public schools. Cotton business. Elks, 
Masons, Alderman-at-large 4 years; Senate 
1912-1913-1914, committees on bills 3rd 
reading, fisheries and game, liquor law 
(ch.), taxation, federal relations, (ch.), in- 
surance (ch.), railroads, rules (sp.). 

1915, federal relations (ch.), insurance 
(ch.), railroads. 



86 




NORWOOD, C. AUGUSTUS, 3d Essex, 
Rep., Hamilton. Born there Aug. 21, 1880; 
public schools, Harvard, Harvard law 
school '05. Lawyer; vice-pres. First Na- 
tional bank of Ipswich. Essex county Rep. 
club, Old Town Country club, Salem club, 
Harvard clubs of Boston and Newbury- 
port. Selectman 1908-'09-'10. House '11- 
'12, committee on judiciary, fisheries and 
game, water supply. Senate 1913-1914, 
counties (eh.), judiciary, military affairs 
(ch.), public health, public service (ch.) 

1915, constitutional amendments, public 
health, judiciary (ch.). 
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PERLEY, E. HOWARD, 2d Middlesex, 
Rep., Salem. Born Salem, Dec. 10, 1875. 
Boston University Law School, LL., B. 
1900. Lawyer. Common council 1903- 
1908 (pres. 1908.) Board of aldermen 
1911. Starr King lodge, F. A. A. M., Sutton 
lodge of Perfection, Now-and-Then asso- 
ciation. 

1915, legal affairs (ch.), state house and 
libraries, engrossed bills. 




SHEEHAN, JOHN F., 2d Hampden, 
Holyoke. Born Holyoke, Sept. 2, 1864. 
Public schools. Lawyer. House 1895-'9G- 
'97-'98-1904-'05. Committees on cities, 
woman suffrage (sp.) and towns. Senate 
1914, committees on engrossed bills, edu- 
cation, fisheries and game. 

1915, agriculture, roads and bridges, 
ways and means. 



89 




SULLIVAN, WM. J, Gth Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born there April 14, 1865; public 
schools, Boston University Law school. 
Lawyer. K. C, A. 0. H., M. G. O. F., N. E. 
O. P., St. Vincent de Paul society, Colum- 
bus Day Nursery. Common council 1891- 
'92; House 1901-'02-'ll-'12-'13, committees 
on probate and chancery, judiciary, mer- 
cantile affairs, public charitable institu- 
tions, trustee pauper institutions city of 
Boston 1905-'06-'07. 

1915, legal affairs, social welfare, 
judiciary. 

90 




TETLER, JAMES R., oth Essex, Rep, 
Lawrence. Born there; public schools. 
Master plumber. Masons, City council 
1902-TJ3; House 1909-'10, committee on fed- 
eral relations, payroll (ch.), Senate 1914, 
counties (ch.), public institutions (ch.), 
State house and libraries. 

1915, cities, military affairs, public in- 
stitutions (ch.). 



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TIMILTY, JAMES P., 7th Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born there March 28, 1805; pub- 
lic schools. Contractor. Ward 18 Dem. 
club (pres), Pavers' Union (pres.) ; State, 
City and Town Employees (pres.); F. 0. 
E., A. O. U. W. Board of aldermen 1908- 
'09; Senate 1911-1912-1913. Committees on 
drainage, mercantile affairs, roads and 
bridges, public lighting, rules, rules (sp.l. 

1915, mercantile affairs, public lighting, 
railroads. 

92 




TUFTS, NATHAN A., 5th Middlesex, 
Hep., Waltham. Born Fitchburg, April 15, 
1879; Fitchburg high school '96, Brown 
University '00, B. U. Law school '03. 
Lawyer. Republican club of Waltham, 
I). U. fraternity, Elks, (P. E. R.), I. O. O. 
F. Masons, Board of aldermen 3 years 
(chairman finance committee '09). House 
1!)10-'11-'12-'13-'14, committees on en- 
grossed bills (ch.), election laws, legal af- 
fairs (ch.), congressional redisricting 
(special), rules, ways and means. 

1915, metropolitan affairs, taxation, 
judiciary. 

93 




WELLS, HENRY G., 4th Essex, Rep., Ha- 
verhill. Born Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 12, 
1879; public schools, Tilton (N. H.) semi- 
nary, Wesleyan university, Harvard Law 
school. Lawyer. Common council; House 
1910-1911-1912. Committees on insurance 
(ch.), election laws, congressional redis- 
tricting (special). Senate 1913-1914. Com- 
mittees on constitutional amendments 
(ch.), insurance, legal affairs, public in- 
stitutions, judiciary, rules, public lighting 
(ch.), rules (sp., ch.). 

1915, public lighting (ch.), railroads, 
rules. 

94 




HORTON, REV. EDWARD A., Chaplain 
of the senate, Boston. Born Springfield, 
Sept. 28, 1843; educated in University of 
Michigan, Meadville Theological school, 
Heidelburg University. Served in U. S. 
Navy during Civil War. Chaplain Mass. 
Grand Lodge of Free Masons, also Kinsley 
Post 113, G. A. R. Chosen chaplain of sen- 
ate in 1904 and each year since then. 



95 




PEDRICK, THOMAS F., Sergeant-at- 
Arms of the Legislature, Rep., Lynn. Born 
Marblehead, Feb. 20, 1846; public schools. 
Shoe business. I. O. O. F., K. of H., Lynn 
Rep. city committee 20 years (chairman 2 
years), assistant assessor 5 years, clerk of 
board 17 years, special county commis- 
sioner 3 vears. House messenger 1884 to 
1901, assistant doorkeeper 1901 to 1904, 
doorkeeper 1904 to 1910; elected sergeant- 
at-arms in January 1910 and re-elected in 
1911, 1912, 1913, 1914 and 1915. 



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CHANNING H. COX, 

Speaker of the Massachusetts House 

of Representatives. 



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COX, CHANNING II., Speaker of the 
Massachusetts House of Representatives, 
Hep., Boston. Born Manchester, N. H., 
Feb. 28, 1879; Dartmouth J901, Harvard 
Law School '04. Lawyer. Republican 
Club of Massachusetts, Lincoln Club, Bos- 
ton Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar 
Association, Masons, Boston, City, Uni- 
versity, Woodland Golf, Intervale Coun- 
try Clubs. Republican city committee 
1907-1908, common council 1908-1909. 
House of Representatives 1910-1911-1912- 
1913-1914; committees on bills 3d reading 
(ch.), legal affairs, mercantile affairs 
(ch.), public utilities (sp.), rules, judiciary 
(ch.) Elected Speaker January, 1915. 



99 




ABBOTT, ESSEX S., 3d Essex, Rep., 
Haverhill. Born Lynn, March 11, 1870; 
public schools of Lynn, Haverhill and 
Boston. Lawyer, formerly sole leather 
salesman and dealer in shoethreads. Pen- 
tucket club. City solicitor 1903-'04-'05-'07. 
House 1913-1914. Committee on judiciary. 
1915, judiciary, railroads. 



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ACHIN, HENRY, JR., 17th Middlesex, 
Rep., Lowell. Born there, June 30, 1883; 
public and parochial schools. General in- 
surance agent. C. M. A. C, C. 0. F., U. S. 
J. B. d'A., Centralville, Pawtucketville and 
Middlesex clubs, Citoyens Americains, 
Common council 1909-1910-1911, House 
1912-1913-1914. Committees on insurance, 
roads and bridges, federal relations. 1915, 
federal relations (ch.), insurance. 



101 




ADAMS, AUSTIN FLINT, 3d Worcester, 
Rep., Barre. Born Barre, July 15, 1840. 
Farmer and house builder; treas. and 
clerk for many years of Barre Cheese 
company. Town offices, republican town 
committee. House 1898-1899. Committees 
on agriculture and elections. Worcester 
West Agricultural society (pres. 3 years), 
Barre Library association (vice pres.), 
pres. First National bank, director Second 
National bank of Barre. 

1915, agriculture. 



102 




ALLEN, J. WESTON, 4th Middlesex, 
Rep., Newton. Born Newton Highlands, 
April 19, 1872. Yale university 1893, Har- 
vard Law school 1896. Lawyer. Massa- 
chusetts club, Massachusetts Republican 
club. 1915, bills in 3d reading, banks and 
banking. 



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ANNIS, CHARLES H., 12th Essex, Rep., 
Lynn. Born there, Jan. 12, 1859; public 
schools. Shoe worker. I. O. 0. P., (P. 
G.), Encampment (P. C. P.), Red Men (P. 
S.), Common council 1907, alderman 1908- 
1909. House 1913. Federal relations. 

1915, public institutions. 



104 




ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM M., 25th Mid- 
dlesex, Rep., Somerville. Born Mechanics 
Falls, Me., Aug. 17, 1850; public schools. 
Cooperage manufacturer and dealer. 
Member board First M. E. church, direc- 
tor and ex-pres. Y. M. C. A., ex-pres. board 
of trade, Republican club of Massachusetts, 
Masons, R. A., A. O. U. W., associate mem- 
ber Kinsley Post, G. A. R. Board of alder- 
men 3 years; House 1909-1910-1911-1913. 
Committee on education (ch.), liquor law, 
social welfare (ch.). 1915, education (ch.), 
social welfare. 



105 




ATWOOD, HARRISON H., 24th Suffolk, 
Rep., Boston. Born North Londonderry, 
Vt, Aug. 26, 1863. Boston public schools, 
Philipps grammar, Boston English High. 
Architect. Legislature 1887-1888-1889. 
Congress 10th dist. 1895-1897. Rep. city 
committee 1884 to 1889 (sec), republican 
ter club, Mason, St. John's lodge, St. Paul's 
state committee, Ashmont club, Dorches- 
chapter, Boston commandery; I. O. O. F. 

1915, ways and means. 



106 




BAGSHAW, JAMES T., 11th Bristol, 
Rep., Fall River. Born Allendale, R. I., 
Jan. 31, 1869; public schools, Fall River 
Business college. Grocer, deputy sheriff, 
auctioneer, insurance, real estate. Alder- 
man-at-large, 1903-'04-'05-'06. Knights of 
Pythias, Elks, Moose, Watuppa Boat club, 
Weetamoe Yacht club, Citizens' Social 
club, East End Social club, British-Ameri- 
can club. House 1914. Committee on 
insurance. 1915, elections, insurance. 
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BAILEY, SAMUEL H., 9th Essex, Rep., 
Andover. Born Andover, Sept. 11, 1848; 
public schools. Farmer. Selectman and 
overseer of the poor 10 years, town 
finance committee. Masons, I. 0. 0. F., 
Grange. House 1914. Committee on agri- 
culture. 1915, agriculture, towns. 



108 




BAKER, EDMUND, 2d Plymouth, Rep., 
Marshfield. Born Marshfield, June 24, 
1877. Public schools. Grocer. Republi- 
can town committee. James Stone lodge, 
A. F. & A. M., Duxbury. 

1915, labor. 



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BALL, PHILIP HOSMER, 3d Franklin, 
Rep., Deerfield. Born Deerfield, May 23, 
1882. Deerfield academy (1898), Boston 
University law school (LL. B. magna cum 
laude 1905). Lawyer. Republican lodge, 
Greenfield, and Mt. Sugar Loaf lodge, 
South Deerfield, A. F. & A. M. (junior 
warden); Franklin Royal Arch chapter, 
Titus Strong council; Go. L 2d Infantry, 
M. V. M. (1st lieutenant), Greenfield 
Country club. 

1915, judiciary. 



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BARKER, ARTHUR W., 13th Essex, 
Rep., Lynn. Born East Stoneham, Me., 
Sept. 19, 1847. One term North Bridgeton 
academy. Contractor and builder for 25 
years. House 1905-1906-1907. Providence 
lodge, I. 0. O. F.; Palestine encampment, 
Mount Carmel, A. F. & A. M. Sutton Royal 
Arch chapter, Olivett commandery; Essex 
chapter, S. of A. R.; Lynn chamber of 
commerce. 

1915, public service. 
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BARRY, JOSEPH L, 14th Essex, Rep., 
Lynn. Born there Nov. 21, 1880; public 
schools, Harvard University, Boston Uni- 
versity Law school. Lawyer. Lynn city 
government 1907-1908. Essex Bar asso., 
Lynn Bar asso., Lynn Republican club, 
Lynn Historical society, Harvard club of 
Lynn, Oxford club. House 1913-1914. 
Committee on banks and banking, 
judiciary. 1915, federal relations, judi- 
ciary. 



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BARRY, WILLIAM J., 4th Plymouth, 
Dem., Rockland. Born Rockland, 1861. 
Rockland High school. Associate editor 
Rockland Independent, which he founded 
in 1884 and with which he has been con- 
nected ever since; representative Brock- 
ton Daily Times. Board of selectmen 
(two years), overseer of the poor. 

1915, social welfare. 



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BEARDSLEY, ADDISON P., 21st Suf- 
folk, Rep., Boston. Born Harborville, 
Kings county, N. S., Feb. 8, 1874. Acad- 
emy, Penn. College of Dental Surgery. 
Dentist. Republican Club of Mass., 
Middlesex club, Lincoln club, Roxbury 
board of trade, Roxbury Improvement 
asso. (pres. 1913-1914) ; Roxbury Histori- 
cal society, Roxbury Charitable society, 
N. E. 0. P., I. 0. O. F., (grand lodge of 
Mass.), Mass. Dental society, National 
Dental asso. 

1915, public institutions. 

114 



BELCHER, JOSEPH, 9th Norfolk, Rep., 
Randolph. Born East Randolph (now 
Holbrook). Public schools and Bridge- 
water Normal. School teacher (principal 
same school 34 years). Town auditor, 
moderator. Norfolk club, Royal Arcanum, 
Norfolk County Teachers' association, I. 
O. O. F., (grand master grand lodge of 
Massachusetts 1906-1907; grand represen- 
tative to sovereign grand lodge 1907- 
1908). 

1915, education. 

115 




BENSON, JOSEPH J., 24th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born there, Aug. 6, 1885; 
public schools. Clerk, conductor. House 
1913, military affairs. 

1915, education. 



110 




BITZER, JACOB, 29th Middlesex, Rep., 
Arlington. Born Durrwangen, Wurttem- 
burg, Germany, Jan. 16, 1865. Piano case 
manufacturer. Board of selectmen (4 
years). Republican town committee (ch.), 
Bethel lodge, I. 0. 0. F.; Arlington Boat 
club (vice-pres.). 

1915, ways and means. 



117 




BLANCHARD, THOMAS WILLIAM, 7th 
Plymouth, Rep., Plympton. Born Plymp- 
ton, July 14, 1851. Public schools. Gro- 
cery and grain merchant sinle 1873. 
Selectman, overseer of the poor (1893 to 
1908), assessor since 1893, road commis- 
sioner, forest fire warden. Grange, Mid- 
dleboro Commercial club. 

1915, towns. 



118 




BLISS, ALVIN E., 23d Middlesex, Rep , 
Maiden. Born Brookline, Sept. 16, 1858; 
public schools. Supt. and manager elec- 
tric lighting plants. Masons, R. A. C. K. 
T., M. S., I. O. O. F., K. P., Elks, Middle- 
sex, Maiden, Kernwood clubs. House 
1910-1911-1912-1913. Committees on cities 
(clerk), constitutional amendments, rules, 
cities (ch.), chairman special committee 
municipal finance 1912, municipal finance 
(eh.). 

1915, cities (ch.), election laws. 



119 




BOTHFELD, HENRY E., 4th Middlesex, 
Rep., Newton. Born New York, N. Y., 
March 4, 1859; public schools of Newton. 
Trustee and manager real estate. Vice- 
pres. and director Market Trust Co., Bos- 
ton; tr. board of investment Newton Sav- 
ings bank, director Newton Co-op. bank, 
chamber of commerce, council, aldermen 
(pres.), Mavor 1805, school committee 
(ch.). House 1910-1911-1912-1913-1914. 
Committees on liquor law (ch.), metropol- 
itan affairs (ch.), rules. 1915, rules, 
metropolitan affairs (ch.). 



120 




BOWER, ARTHUR, 5th Essex, Rep., 
Lawrence. Born in England; Oliver 
Grammar school and Lawrence Evening 
High school. Loom fixer, instructor in 
loom construction. Lawrence Industrial 
school. Common council (1907-'08). Loom 
Fixers' union, ^Yard 1 Improvement 
society (treasurer). House 1914. Com- 
mittee on counties. 1915, education. 



121 




BOWSER, EDEN K., 21st Middlesex, 
Rep. and Prog., Wakefield. Born Saek- 
ville, N. B., June 26, 1874; Wakefield High 
school, Harvard college '96, Harvard Law 
school, '99. School committee six years, 
sewer commission six years. Massachu- 
setts club, Middlesex Bar association, 
Massachusetts Conveyancers' association, 
Harvard Law school association, Wake- 
field club, Masons, Golden Rule lodge, 
Reading Royal Arch chapter, Elks. House 
1914. Committee on judiciary. 1915, 
judiciary. 

122 




BRENNAN, JAMES J., 3d Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born there May 2, 1882; public 
schools. Steam engineering. A. 0. U. W., 
Local 74, I. U. S. E. (pres.). Common 
council 1908-1909. House 1911-1912. Com- 
mittee on water supply, pay roll. 

1915, public lighting. 



123 




BRENNAN, THOMAS H., 6th Middlesex, 
Natick. Born Natiek, Sept. 25, 1875. Pub- 
lic schools. Democratic town committee 
(ch. 1910-1911-1912). Natick aerie, 892, F. 
0. E.; St. Matthew court 122, M. C. 0. F. 

1915, election laws. 



124 




BROWN, FREDERIC JOHNSON, 20th 
Middlesex, Rep., Woburn. Born Woburn, 
Sept. 1, 1855. Massachusetts Institute of 
Technology. Treas. 0. D. C. Go. Former- 
ly in firm of A. S. J. Brown & Co., import- 
ers of and jobbers in foreign fruits; later 
with Brown & Gifford, ice dealers, Win- 
chester. 

1915, metropolitan affairs. 



125 




BUCKLEY, DANIEL J, 8th Hampden, 
Dem., Chicopee. Born Chicopee, March 
31, 1876; public schools. Plumber. K. C, 
A. 0. H., Red Men. Democratic city com- 
mittee (one year), alderman 1908-1909- 
1910-1911. House 1912-1913-1914. Com- 
mittees on military affairs, public service, 
public health, State house and libraries. 
1915, cities. 



126 




BUNTING, GEORGE, 5th Essex, Repub- 
lican, Methuen. Born Lawrence, Aug. 31, 
1868, public schools. Clerk. House 1907- 
1908. Committee on taxation, payroll. 
Senate 1909-1910; drainage, towns (ch.) 
counties, taxation. 

1915, street railways. 



127 




BURKE, FREDERIC W., 15th Essex, 
Dem., Lynn. Born Lynn, May 30, 1891; 
Tracy grammar school, private instruc- 
tors, student Suffolk School of Law. Pay- 
master United Shoe Machinery Co., Bev- 
erly. George Washington court 85, M. C. 
0. F. Democratic city committee. House 
1914. Committee on State house and 
libraries. 1915, municipal finance. 



128 




BURR, ARTHUR E., 11th Suffolk, Rep., 
Boston. Born Boston, July 23, 1870. Rice 
Grammar school, Boston Latin school 
(1887), Harvard college (1891), Harvard 
Law school (1894). Lawyer. Ward 11 
republican committee, Republican club of 
Massachusetts, University club, Harvard 
club, City club, Brae-Burn Country club, 
Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Eta, Mt. Lebanon 
lodge, A. F. & A. M.; Massachusetts Bar 
association. 

1915, judiciary. 



129 




BUTLER, FREDERICK, 7th Essex, Rep., 
Lawrence. Born Lawrence, Sept. 21, 1884; 
Highland Military academy, Bryant & 
Stratton Commercial school. Banker and 
broker's office 6 years; clothing business 
3 years. Mason. Lawrence Canoe club, 
North Andover club, Agawam club of 
Haverhill. House 1914. Committee on 
public institutions. 1915, elections, public 
institutions. 



130 




CADY, FRED E., 1st Hampden, Rep., 
Monson. Born Greenfield. Brimfield 
academy. Newspaper man and pub- 
lisher. • ~i& 

1915, mercantile affairs. 



131 




CARBARY, MATTHEW J., 9th Worces- 
ter, Dem., Milford. Born Hopkinton, Oct. 
11, 1872; public schools. Provision dealer. 
K. C, Elks, Eagles, A. O. H., G. A. R. (as- 
sociate member). Selectman 1908-'09-'10- 
'11 (ch. '09-'ll); trustee Milford hospital. 
House 1912-1913-1914. Committees on 
agriculture, mercantile affairs, ways and 
means. 1915, ways and means. 



132 




CARMAN, JULIUS F., 6th Hampden, 
Rep., Springfield. Born South Coventry, 
Conn.; public, schools of Springfield. Re- 
tail grocer and real estate. Republican 
city committee 12 yrs., board of aldermen 
2 yrs., board of supervisors, fire commis- 
sioner. House 1913-1914. Committees on 
election laws, mercantile affairs, military 
affairs. 1915, mercantile affairs, military 
affairs. 



133 




CARO, MAURICE, 5th Suffolk, Rep., 
Chelsea. Born there, Sept. 10, 1880; pub- 
lic schools, Harvard College, Harvard 
Law school. Lawyer. A. F. A. M., R. A. 
C, Shikinah, F. of A. House 1913-1914. 
Committees on cities, municipal finance 
(ch.). 1915, legal affairs (ch.). 



134 




CARR, PETER, 6th Essex, Dem., Law- 
rence. Born Ireland, May 2, 1883; public 
schools, Lawrence commercial school. A. 
0. H., Eagles, Father Mathew Total Absti- 
nence society, Holy Name society, Mon- 
mouth Social club. House 1914. Commit- 
tee on taxation. 1915, insurance. 



135 




CASASSA, ANDREW A., 27th Suffolk, 
Rep., Revere. Born Boston, Sept. 17, 1886; 
public schools. Boston University Law 
school. Lawyer. Chamber of Commerce, 
Revere Board of Trade (pres. 2 yrs.). Re- 
publican town committee 5 yrs., school 
committee 3 yrs., selectman 2 yrs. House 
1913-1914. Committees on legal affairs, 
engrossed bills, metropolitan affairs. 1915, 
judiciary. 



136 




CASEY. DANIEL W., 14th Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born Boston, Sept. 10, 1892. 
Stenographer. 

1915, street railways. 



137 




CATHERON, ALLISON G., 20th Essex, 
Rep., Beverly. Born Kempt, Queen's 
county, N. S., June 26, 1878; Beverly high 
school, Bates college, Harvard Law school. 
Lawyer, principal Norwell high school 
1900-1902. Mason. House 1913-1914. Com- 
mittee on social welfare (ch.). 1915, con- 
stitutional amendments, social welfare 
(ch.). 



138 




CHAMBERLAIN, GEORGE D., 5th 
Hampden, Rep., Springfield. Born Troy, 
N. Y., Sept. 28, 1858; public schools, 
Springfield Collegiate institute. Publish- 
er, editor "Work With Boys," chairman 
Federated Boys' clubs, accountant, manu- 
facturer. Masons, S. A. R., Winthrop and 
Country clubs, board of trade, pres. 
Springfield Playground association, trus- 
tee Springfield International Y. M. C. A. 
college. Common council 2 yrs., alderman 
3 yrs. House 1913-1914. Committee on 
social welfare, cities. 1915, rules, muni- 
cipal finance (ch.). 

139 




CHANDLER, ALBERT MINOT, 2d Mid- 
dlesex, Rep. -Prog., Cambridge. Born 
Cambridge, Aug. 29, 1878. Harvard col- 
lege 1900, Harvard Law school 1903. 
Lawyer. Common council 1908 to 1911. 
Republican Club of Massachusetts, Cam- 
bridge board of trade. 

1915, social welfare. 



140 




CHAPMAN, EDWARD EARL, 2nd 
Hampden, Rep., Ludlow. Born Spring- 
field, Feb. 13, 1862; public, schools of 
Springfield. Farmer, musician, director 
of quartette in Third Congregational 
Church, Chicopee, 24 years. School com- 
mittee 9 years. House 1914. Committee 
on agriculture. Hampden Harvest club, 
Hampden County Improvement League, 
Brighton Lodge of Masons, State Grange 
(overseer four years, present master). 
1915, agriculture. 



141 




CHURCHILL, JOHN \V., 1st Plymouth, 
Rep., Plymouth. Born there, Nov. 17, 
1853; public schools. Cranberry culture, 
contractor and builder. A. F. A. M., R. A. 
C, K. T., M. S., I. 0. 0. F., Red Men, Old 
Colony club. School committee, select- 
man, water commissioner. House 1913- 
1914. Committee on fisheries and game, 
constitutional amendments. 1915, fish- 
eries and game, public service. 



142 




CLAPP, A. SCHUYLER, 11th Norfolk, 
Rep., Norfolk. Born Milton, May 4, 1882. 
Civil engineer and contractor. 

11)15, roads and bridges. 



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CLAUSS, FREDERIC F., 2d Middlesex, 
Rep., Cambridge. Born Watertown, July 
28, 1879. Public schools, 2 years at busi- 
ness college. Advertising publicity agent. 
Common council (1911-1912-1913). Rep. 
com. Ward 6 (ch.), Rep. city com. (execu- 
tive com.), Young Men's Rep. club, N. E. 
O. P., Owls, Board of Trade. 

l!)i."), mercantile affairs. 



144 



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COFFEY, JAMES, 17th Essex, Rep., 
Salem. Born County Waterford, Ireland, 
May 17, 1849. Irish National schools. 
Carpenter and contractor. Common coun- 
cil 1903 - 1904 - 1905 - 1906 - 1907-1909-1910. 
House 1914. Committee on water supply. 
Republican club, Young Men's Catholic 
Temperance association. 

1915, counties. 



145 




COLBURN, ARTHUR WILLARD, 14th 
Middlesex, Rep., Dracut. Born Dracut, 
Dec. 1, 1877. New Hampshire college 
(class '97). Agriculture. School commit- 
tee (3 yrs.), selectman, assessor (4 yrs.), 
chairman board fourth year; tax collec- 
tor (6 yrs., receiving unanimous election 
1914). Centralville lodge, I. O. O. F.; 
Dracut Grange, P. of H. 

1915, agriculture. 



146 




COLLINS, BENJAMIN G., 1st Dukes, 
Rep., Edgartown. Born Edgartown, Dec. 
25, 1860. Massachusetts Institute of Tech- 
nology ('81). Wholesale and retail fish; 
engineering after completion of college 
course; seaman (5 or 6 years). House 
1000-1901-1902. Committee on fisheries 
and game (clerk in 1900, ch. in 1901- 
1902). Mason. 

1915, fisheries and game. 



147 




COLLINS, SAMUEL I., 1st Essex, Rep., 
Amesbury. ■ Born Salisbury (now Ames- 
bury), March 4, 1851; public schools. Real 
estate and dairy farming. A. F. A. M., 
I. O. O. F., J. O. U. A. M., Massachusetts 
Republican club, Essex club, Amesbury 
club. House 1911-1912-1913-1914. Com- 
mittees on public service, fisheries and 
game, roads and bridges (clerk and ch.), 
ways and means. 1915, ways and means, 
state house and libraries. 



148 




COOK, D. HERBERT, 7th Bristol, Rep., 
New Bedford. Born there, June 2, 1801; 
public schools. Contractor and builder. 
Republican city committee; Knights of 
Pythias. Common council 7 yrs. (pres. 2 
yrs.) House 1913-1914. Committee on 
counties, cities. 1915, cities, constitutional 
amendments. 



149 




COOLEY, THOMAS J., 12th Hampshire, 
Rep., Westfield. Born Southwick. South- 
wick academy. Clothing merchant. School 
committee (3 years). Masons, Knights 
Templar, Shrine; Odd Fellows. House 

1914. Committee on mercantile affairs. 

1915, railroads. 



150 




COTTER, MICHAEL H., 15th Essex, 
Dem., Lynn. Born Ireland, April 7, 1867; 
public schools. Insurance and cigar 
dealer. Dem. state committee, chairman 
Dem. city committee. House 1911-1912- 
1913-1914. Committees on drainage, in- 
surance, cities, elections. 1915, elections, 
cities. 



151 




COURTNEY, JOHN J., 3d Hampden, 
Dem., Springfield. Born there, Nov. 17, 
1887; public schools. Cigarmaker. M. G. 
O. F. (V. C. R.), Romanic club, Cigarmak- 
ers' Union, McDermott Outing club. 
House 1913-1914. Committee on labor. 
1915, insurance. 



152 




COWLS, WALTER D., 3d Hampshire, 
Hep., Amherst. Born there, June 30, 1852; 
Williston seminary, Mass. Agricultural 
college. Farmer, lumber dealer. House 
1913-1914. Committee on railroads. 1915, 
railroads. 



153 




CREIGHTON, GEORGE H., 10th Middle- 
sex, Rep., Maynard. Born Little Falls, N. 
Y., Jan. 2, 1862. Public schools. Retail 
shoe business, Maynard Trust Co. (pres.) 
Board of overseers of the poor (12 years) 
several years as chairman and clerk, 
board of registrars (7 years). 

1915, banks and banking. 



154 



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CRONIN, WILLIAM N., 14th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Somerville, Sept. 4, 
1885; South Boston High, 1904; Boston 
University Law school, 1912. Lawyer. 
Boston Lodge 10, B. P. O. E.; Charitable 
Irish society, Peninsula lodge 1389, L. O. 
M. (past dictator) ; South Boston Citizens' 
association, South Boston High school 
alumni (pres. 190G), Boston University 
Law school alumni, American Red Cross 
society, News Writers' union 1, A. F. of L. 
House 1914. Committee on counties. 1915, 
rules, municipal finance. 



155 




CROSBY, BURTON H., 19th Middlesex, 
Rep., Lowell. Born Lowell, Aug. 9, 1874. 
Public schools. Building mason. Com- 
mon council 1904-1905; board of alder- 
men 1906-1907. U. S. Bunting club, Eliot 
club. 

1915, election laws. 



156 




CROSS, FRED W., 1st Worcester, 
Prog., South Royalston. Born South 
Royalston, Sept. 15, 1868; Cushing acad- 
emy, Hinman's Commercial school, Wil- 
liams college, 1900. Teacher (13 years); 
principal high schools at Templeton and 
Palmer; principal grammar school, Roy- 
alston. Farmer. Recently completed the 
military history of Royalston. House 1914. 
Committee on education. 1915, education, 
labor. 

157 




CROWLEY, JOHN T., 5th Plymouth, 
Dem., Abington. Born Somerville, Nov. 
15, 1872. North Chelmsford grammar 
school. Superintendent George C. Moore 
worsted mills, superintendent American 
Worsted Machine company, Abington. 
Rockland council, K. of C; Rockland aerie 
of Eagles, Division 3, A. O. H., North 
Abington; Abington board of trade. 

1915, towns. 



158 




CURLEY, PATRICK J., 3d Middlesex, 
Dem., Cambridge. Born Ireland, Jan. 27, 
1854; public schools. Contractor. K. of 
C, Cambridge Aerie 185, Fraternal Order 
of Eagles; Russell Improvement associa- 
tion. Alderman 1910-1911-1912-1913. House 
1913-1914. Committee on taxation, roads 
and bridges. 1915, roads and bridges. 



159 




CIRRAN, GEORGE EDWARD, 18th 
Suffolk, Dem., Boston. Born Roxbury, 
Jan. 28, 1873; Dudley grammar and even- 
ing drawing schools. Theatrical contrac- 
tor, stage manager and designer. Boston 
lodge of Elks, Fraternal Order of Eagles, 
Boston Yacht club, A. O. H., K. of C., The- 
atrical Stage Employees', Theatrical 
Mechanics' association, Ward 18 Demo- 
cratic club. House 1914. Committee on 
military affairs. 1915, federal relations. 



160 




DAILEY, EDWARD J., 12th Worcester, 
Dem., Fitchburg. Born Fitchburg, March 
16, 1888. Fitchburg High school, Boston 
Y. M. C. A. Law school (3 yrs.). Knights 
of Columbus. House 1914. Committee on 
water supply. 

1915, taxation. 



161 



DAVIS, ERNEST F., 9th Plymouth, 
Dem. and Ind. Cit., Brockton. Born 
Brockton, July 30, 1892. Huntington 
grammar school, Brockton High, Clark 
University 1912-1913, member class of 
1916 Boston University Law school. 
A. O. U. W., Boot & Shoe Workers' union, 
South Congregational church, Y. P. S. C. 
E., South Church Men's club, Y. M. C. A., 
honorary member Harmony club. 

1915, social welfare. 

162 




DAVIS, SAMUEL, 10th Suffolk, Rep., 
Boston. Born Philadelphia, June 4, 1866; 
Philadelphia public schools. Lawyer. 
Member Ward 10 Republican committee 
(3 years). Massachusetts Republican 
club, Boston Press club, Economic club of 
Boston, Mason, Boston Bar association, 
Massachusetts Peace society. Before ad- 
mission to bar in 1907 was engaged in in- 
surance business. House 1914. Commit- 
tee on engrossed bills (ch.), insurance. 

1915, insurance (ch.). 



163 




DAY, THEODORE H., 20th Worcester, 
Rep., Worcester. Born Worcester, Oct. 29, 
1852. Public schools. Foreman machine 
dept., Compton & Knowies Loom works. 
City council 1902-'03; board of aldermen 
1904-'05 (pres. 1905). Worcester lodge and 
Wachusett encampment, I. O. O. F.; Wor- 
cester lodge 56, A. 0. U. W.; Worcester 
County Republican club. House 1914. 
Committee on municipal finance. 1915, 
municipal finance, public lighting. 



164 




DODGE, WILLIAM ABNER, 5th Hamp- 
den, Rep., Springfield. Born Chicopee, 
1857. Public schools. ^Yholesale and re- 
tail groceries. Common council (5 
years), board of aldermen (4 years). De 
Soto lodge, I. O. O. F.; Springfield Repub- 
lican club. 

1915, cities. 



165 




DOHERTY, JOHN F., 9th Bristol, Dem , 
Fall River. Born Wareham, June 9, 1881 ; 
Rogers & Allen Business college, Boston 
University law school (L. L. D. cum laude 
1912). Lawyer; accountant and auditor. 
House 1913-1914. Committee on banks and 
banking, legal affairs. 1915, judiciary. 



166 




DONAGHUE, PETER J, 20th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Minneapolis; public 
schools, Y. M. C. A. Evening Law school 
1904. Lawyer; attorney carpenters' and 
teamsters' unions since 1905; former pres. 
Teamsters' Joint Council, A. 0. U. W., M. 
G. 0. F., A. O. H., Irish National Foresters, 
Everett Aid assoc. House 1913. Railroads. 

1915, engrossed bills, constitutional 
amendments. 



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DONAHOE, WILLIAM J., 25th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, Oct. 4, 1886. 
Washington (Allston) Grammar, Brighton 
High, Evening English High, Columbus 
drawing school, Y. M. G. A. Evening Law 
school. Sculptor in granite. Ward 25 
democratic committee 1914. Knights of 
Columbus, Granadas, A. O. H., Holy Name 
Society, Lincoln A. A. 

1915, labor. 



168 




DONAHUE, JOSEPH JOYCE, 28th Mid- 
dlesex, Dem., Medford. Born Medford, 
Sept. 28, 1885. Public schools, Dartmouth 
college, class of 1908; Harvard Law 
school. President of Dartmouth Demo- 
cratic club, active in William E. Russell 
club of Harvard. Medford democratic city 
committee (sec. 2 years.). 

1915, legal affairs. 



169 




DONOGHUE, JOHN A., 9th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, Aug. 12, 1886. 
English High, Bryant & Stratton Com- 
mercial school. Electrical worker. Busi- 
ness representative local 142, I. B. E. W\; 
Boston council 68, K. of C; Cathedral 
Y. M. C. A. House 1914, committee on 
water supply. 1915, metropolitan affairs. 



170 




DONOVAN, JOHN L., 7th Suffolk, Dem, 
Boston. Born there June 3, 1876. Public 
schools. Salesman. Common council 
1898-'99-1908-'09, deputy sealer of weights 
and measures, deputy city collector. House 
1900-'01-'10-'12-'13-'14, committees on 
printing, gypsy moth (special), drainage, 
harbors and public lands, State house, 
election laws, street railways. 1915, street 
railways. 



171 




DOWD, THOMAS E., 17th Worcester, 
Dem., Worcester. Born Columbus, Ohio, 
Feb. 8, 1872. Public schools. Tea and cof- 
fee business (15 years). Democratic city 
committee (10 years). Catholic Young 
Men's Lyceum, Irish Order of Foresters, 
Holy Name society. Sexton Sacred Heart 
church (10 years). House 1914. Commit- 
tee on military affairs. 1915, military 
affairs. 



172 




DOWSE, AARON COOLIDGE, 8th Mid- 
dlesex, Rep., Sherborn. Born Sherborn, 
March 27, 1856. Allen's English and 
Classical school, Boston University Law 
school. Editor, farmer. Selectman (5 
yrs.), ch. board 4 yrs. Sherborn grange 
(lecturer) ; United Order Golden Cross 
(past com. for Mass.), Mass. Press asso. 
(pres. 3 yrs.), Suburban Press asso. of N. 
E. (vice-pres. 2 yrs.). Sherborn Rep. 
town committee (chairman). 

1015, agriculture, election laws. 



173 




DRURY, GEORGE P., 5th Middlesex, 
Rep., Waltham. Born Boston, Aug. 13, 
1876. Public schools of Waltham, Harvard 
1897, Harvard Law school 1900. Lawyer; 
asst. clerk Suffolk superior civil court 8 
years. Masons, Grange, Veterans' assoc, 
First Corps Cadets, Oakley County and 
Boston City clubs, Waltham board of trade, 
Massachusetts, Suffolk and Middlesex Bar 
assoc. House 1912-'13-'14. Committees on 
judiciary, bills 3d reading (ch.), labor 
(ch.). 1915, judiciary, taxation (ch.). 



174 




DUGGAN, DENNIS FRANCIS, 9th Wor- 
cester, Dem., Northbridge. Born Ireland, 
June 3, 1861. Public schools of Ireland. 
Livervman for last 20 years. Mumford 
council, K. of C; Whitinsville L. O. O. M. 
(deputy supreme dictator); Milford lodge, 
B. P. O. E.; A. O. H.; associate member 
Rowse R. Clark post, G. A. R. North- 
bridge board of selectmen (7 years, chair- 
man at' present); street and highway 
commissioner (6 years). 

1915, harbors and public lands. 



175 




EDGELL, FRANK B., 2d Worcester, 
Rep., Gardner. Born Gardner, May 11, 
1867. Public schools. Insurance. Regis- 
trar of voters 14 years. House 1914. 
Committee on mercantile affairs. Mason, 
Gardner Boat club, Ridgely club. 

1915, mercantile affairs. 



176 




EMERY, CARL C, 25th Essex, Rep., 
Newburyport. Born Haverhill, Nov. 4, 
1888. Newburyport public schools; grad- 
uated Newburyport High 1907. Grocer. 
City council 1912, board of aldermen 1913- 
1914 (pres. 1914). St. John's lodge, A. F. 
& A. M.; Kin£ Cyrus chapter, R. A. M.; 
Atlantic club of Newburyport, Essex 
County Republican club. 

1915, roads and bridges. 



177 




ERICSON, CHARLES A., 5th Norfolk, 
Rep., Quincy. Born Roslags-Bro, Sweden, 
Oct. 19, 1873. Building contractor and 
real estate (10 years). Quincy city coun- 
cil (5 years). Quincy Rural lodge of 
Masons, St. Syephan Royal Arch chapter, 
Quincy commandery, Knights Templar; 
Aleppo temple, Nobles of the Mystic 
Shrine; Foresters of America, Quincy 
board of trade. 

1915, counties. 

178 




FAXON, JOHN G., 12th Worcester, Rep.. 
Fitchburg. Born City Point, Va., Dec. S, 
1864; Quincv high school, Adams academy, 
M. I. T. 1888. Insurance; 25 yrs. district 
correspondent of Boston Herald. Mason, 
R. A. C. (M. E. H. P.), K. T., Fay club, 
Associated Charities, M. I. T. Alumni 
assoc, board of trade, Fitchburg Histori- 
cal society. Trustee Fitchburg Public 
library, city council 2 yrs. House 1913, 
insurance. 

1915, ways and means. 



179 




FELTON, FREDERICK B., 2d Franklin, 
Rep., Greenfield. Born there, Aug. 25, 1856. 
Public schools, Eastman Business college, 
Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Provision business 
1880 to 1900, manufacturing 1900 to 1906. 
Greenfield board of assessors since 1906 
(sec. 1909-'10-'11-'12, ch. 1913). Franklin 
County Assessors' assoc. (sec.) Mass. Asso. 
of Assessors (executive and legislative 
committees). Lieutenant M. V. M. 1887 to 
1894. Greenfield lodge of Elks. House 
1913-1914. Committee on municipal 
finance, election laws, taxation. 1915, 
state house and libraries (ch.), taxation. 



180 




FIELD, HORACE F., 6th Plymouth, 
Rep., Mattapoisett. Born Roxbury, Aug. 
13, 1877. Public schools, Milton academy. 
Stock farmer. Board of selectmen (12 
years), water commission (ch. 2 years), 
republican town committee (ch. 10 
years). Military Loyal Legion of United 
States, Wamsutta club, New Bedford. 

1915, harbors and public lands. 



181 




FLYNN, MAURICE R., 23d Middlesex, 
Dem, Maiden. Born Maiden, July 28, 1889; 
public schools, Holy Cross 1906-'07, Har- 
vard college A. B. 1910, Harvard Law 
school LL. B. 1913. Private secretary to 
mayor of Maiden 1912, evening school 
teacher of civil service Maiden 1907-1912. 
Grand knight Santa Maria council, K. of 
C; Division 38, A. 0. H. House 1914. 
Committee on bills in 3d reading, banks 
and banking. 1915, banks and banking, 
elections. 



182 




FOLEY, WILLIAM J., 13th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, March 2, 1887. 
Lawrence school, South Boston High, 
Boston English High, Boston University 
Law school. Lawyer. Irish- American 
Athletic association (track manager), M. C. 
O. F., A. 0. H., Harmony club, English 
High School Alumni association. 

1915, public service. 



183 




FOSTER, HARRY C, 21st Essex, Rep., 
Gloucester. Born Swampscott, Aug. 27, 
1867. Institute of Technology. Civil en- 
gineer. House 1898; Republican state 
committee 1899-1900; senate 1902-1903; 
mayor of Gloucester 1913-1914. Masons, 
Elks, Knights of Pythias, Red Men, Moose. 

1915, roads and bridges. 



184 



FROST, HARVEY E., 25th Middlesex, 
Rep., Somerville. Born Lawrence, 1875. 
Insurance. House 1914. Committee on in- 
surance. 1915, insurance, labor (ch.). 



185 






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FROTHINGHAM, CHARLES BEN- 
JAMIN, 13th Essex, Rep., Lynn. Born 
Lynn, Nov. 11, 1868. Dartmouth Medical 
'91. Physician. School committee (3 
years). Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights of 
Pythias, N. E. 0. P., Lynn Republican 
club, Park club. 

1915, taxation. 



186 




FULLER, ALVAN T., 23 Middlesex, 
Maiden. Born Boston, Feb. 27, 1878. 
Motor cars. 

1915, taxation. 



187 




FURNESS, HOWARD FRANCIS, 24th 
Middlesex, Rep., Everett. Born Everett, 
May 24, 1889. Public schools. Real estate 
mortgage broker. Republican city com- 
mittee 1911-1912-1913-1914 (ch. 1913-1914), 
Everett board of health 1913-1914. Everett 
lodge, B. P. O. E., Sons of Veterans, board 
of trade. 

1915, banks and banking. 



188 




GARRITY, CHARLES F., 16th Worces- 
ter, Dem., Worcester. Born Milford, N. 
H., Dec. 25, 1880. Worcester Classical 
High, Holy Cross college, class of 1902; 
Boston University Law school. Common 
council 1910-1911-1912; board of aldermen 
1913-1914. Div. 24, A. O. H.; Alhambra 
council 88, K. of C; Alhambra assembly, 
4th degree, K. of C; Worcester lodge 243, 
B. P. 0. E.; Worcester County Bar asso- 
ciation. Rostrevor associates, Paxton 
Driving club, Imperial Order of Zunc. 

1915, election laws. 



189 




GATES, HARRY C, 4th Franklin, Rep., 
Orange. Born Northfield, June 2, 1872. 
Public schools. Dry goods merchant (16 
years) ; store clerk in Northfield (5 
years) and in Athol (7 years.). 

1915, military affairs. 



190 




GATES, JOSEPH S., 10th Worcester, 
Rep., Westboro. Born Petersham, Oct. 3, 
1856; public schools. Merchant. Masons, 
Odd Fellows. Town clerk 11 years, audi- 
tor 7 years, tax collector 5 years, Repub- 
lican town committee 17 years (eh. '10); 
house 1908-1909, committee on agriculture 
(clerk 1908, ch. 1909); senate 1911, 
prisons (ch.), agriculture, fisheries and 
game. 

1915, fisheries and game, towns (ch.). 



191 







GIBBS, JOHN MELLEN, 5th Middlesex, 
Rep., Waltham. Born St. John, N. B., 
July 13, 1874. Harris school, Boston 
Latin and Waltham High, Harvard col- 
lege, Boston University Law school. 
Lawyer. Republican ward and city 
committee (3 years), board of aldermen 
(4 years, pres. 2 years). Masons, Odd 
Fellows, Grange, Sons of Veterans, Span- 
ish War Veterans, Waltham Republican 
club, Old Colony club of Plymouth. 

1915, engrossed bills (ch.) 5 legal affairs. 



192 




GIBLIN, THOMAS J., 1st Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born there, May 7, 1873; public 
and parochial schools. Real estate broker, 
builder. Cleveland club, Orient Heights 
Yacht club. Board of aldermen 1909. 
House 1913, harbors and public lands. 

1915, cities. 



193 




GILBRIDE, JOHN J., 16th Middlesex, 
Dem., Lowell. Born Lowell, Sept. 14, 1889; 
High school 1906. Registered pharmacist. 
Mathew Temperance Institute, Knights of 
Equity, Massachusetts State Pharmaceuti- 
cal society, South End club, Democratic 
city committee. House 1914. Commit- 
tee on election laws. 1915, public institu- 
tions. 



194 




GOOD, JOSEPH P., 3d Middlesex, Dem, 
Cambridge. Born Cambridge, Feb. 1, 1876. 
Public, schools and Boston Dental College. 
Dentist. Board of aldermen (2 years) 
serving on finance committee both terms 
and floor chairman 1914. Cambridge 
Catholic union, Cambridge council, K. of 
C; Division 21, A. 0. H.; Fraternal Order 
of Eagles. 

1915, taxation. 



195 




GRAVES, SHIRLEY P., 21st Suffolk, 
Rep., Boston. Born Franklin, Me., April 
7, 1882. Westbrook Seminary, Portland, 
Me., 1899; University of Maine, 1903; Har- 
vard Law school, 1906. Lawyer. Ward 21 
Rep. committee (chairman 1913) ; vice 
pres. Republican City committee 1914. 
Rep. Club of Mass., Lincoln, Middlesex, 
Citv clubs; Roxbury Imp. assoc, Roxbury 
Board of Trade, Roxbury Historical 
society, Crow Point Imp. assoc, Crow 
Point Golf club. 

1915, engrossed bills, public lighting. 
196 




GREENWOOD, FRED PARKER, 24th 
Middlesex, Rep., Everett. Born Alstead, N. 
H., May 29, 1855; Everett public schools. 
Retired; 20 years wholesale produce deal- 
er, 10 years with Boston Seaman's Friend 
Society. House 1911-1912-1913-1914. Com- 
mittees on education, public service, pub- 
lic institutions (ch.). 1915, military affairs, 
public institutions (ch.). 



197 




HALL, EDGAR H., 11th Middlesex, Rep., 



West Acton. Born Acton, March 



1861. 



Worcester academy. Manufacturer of 
wooden ware (35 years), treas. Hall 
Brothers Co. Charles A. Welch lodge, A. 
F. & A. M. Selectman (4 years, ch. 2 
years), ch. board of water commissioners 
(3 years and during construction). 
1915, water supply. 



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HALLIWELL, JOHN, 8th Bristol, Rep., 
New Bedford. Born Mossley, Eng., Feb. 
21, 1864. Mule spinner. Common council 
1905-1906-1907. A. O. U. W., I. O. O. F., 
M. U. House 1914. Committee on munic- 
ipal finance. 1915, municipal finance. 



199 




HARRINGTON, EDWARD F., 10th Bris- 
tol, Dem., Fall River. Born there Aug. 
10, 1878; private school. Groceries. Sacred 
Heart Christian Doctrine society, Clover 
club, A. O. H. Common council 1 year, 
board of aldermen 6 years. House 1909- 
1910-1911-1912-1913-1914. Committees on 
libraries (clerk), water supply, mercantile 
affairs. 1915, mercantile affairs. 



200 




HARROP, JAMES L., 19th Worcester, 
Rep., Worcester. Born Lancashire, Eng. 
(while parents were visiting there from 
U. S.), April 28, 1866; public schools of 
Leicester, Mass. Dry goods. I. 0. 0. F., 
A. F. A. M., R. A. C, K. T. Common coun- 
cil 2 years, board of aldermen 2 years. 
House 1913-1914. Committee on insurance, 
cities. 1915, cities, water supply (ch.). 



201 




HART, GEORGE F., 7th Worcester, Rep., 
Webster. Born there Nov. 9, 1859; public 
schools, Nichols academy, University of 
Vermont Medical school. Physician and 
surgeon, vice-pres. Webster Co-operative 
bank. Mason, 32d degree, K. P., Massa- 
chusetts Medical Society. Selectman, board 
of health, state board of health. House 
1913-1914. Committee on public health, 
state house and libraries. 1915, public 
health (ch.). 



202 




HATCH, JOHN F., JR., 7th Bristol, Rep., 
New Bedford. Born New Bedford, Oct. 
14, 1881. Exeter academy. Bank Teller. 
Common council, board of aldermen, 
school committee. House 1914. Commit- 
tee on banks and banking. Dartmouth 
club, Cpunty club, New Bedford Driving 
club. 

1915, public lighting. 



203 



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HIGGINS, MATTHEW A., 3d Bristol, 
Dem., Taunton. Born Stoughton, Jan. 15, 
1860; public, schools. Grocer for 26 years. 
Common council, 1906-'07. Treas. Demo- 
cratic city committee. Whittenton Total 
Abstinence and Benevolent society, M. C. 
O. F., Whittenton Board of Trade and 
Business Men's association. House 1914. 
Committee on fisheries and game. 1915, 
payroll, municipal finance. 

204 




HOLWAY, ALBERT, 1st Barnstable, 
Rep., Bourne. Born Sandwich, Aug. 28, 
1872. Public schools. Edge tool maker. 
Selectman, assessor (ch. 5 years), over- 
seers of the poor (ch. 1 year). De Witt 
Clinton lodge, A. F. & A. M. (past master), 
Manomet lodge, K. of P. (past chancellor), 
Improved Order of Red Men. House 1914. 
Committee on taxation. 1915, elections, 
roads and bridges. 



205 




HULL, JOHN B., Jr., 8th Berkshire, Rep., 
Great Barrington. Born Stockbridge, July 
17, 1871; Massachusetts Agricultural col- 
lege 1891. Coal merchant. A. F. A. M., 
Grange. Republican town committee (sec. 
10 years), chairman committee on 150th 
anniversary town of Great Barrington. 
House 1913-1914. Committee on ways and 
means. 1915, ways and means (ch.). 



206 




JAMES, CHARLES N., 2d Middlesex, 
Rep., Cambridge. Born Cambridge, Sept. 
3, 1873. Public schools. Carriage and 
wagon manufacturer, automobile bodies 
and supplies. Amicable lodge, A. F. & A. 
M.; St. Andrews chapter, R. A. M.; Cam- 
bridge council, Cambridge commandery, 
Aleppo Temple, Mystic Shrine; Mt. Sinai 
lodge, I. 0. O. F.; Boston lodge, United 
Commercial Travellers. 

1915, mercantile affairs. 



207 




JEWETT, VICTOR FRANCIS, 17th Mid- 
dlesex, Rep., Lowell. Rorn Tyngsboro, 
Nov. 26, 1881; public schools, Hopkinson 
private school (Roston), Harvard Univer- 
sity 1905. Vinegar manufacturer. Har- 
vard chub of New York, Roston City club, 
Yorick club, Vesper Country club^ Renj. 
Rutler Veteran Firemen's Assoc, Co. K, 6th 
Mass. Infantry, Republican club of Mass., 
Roard of Trade, Common council 1909-'10 
(pres. '10); House 1912-1913-1914. Com- 
mittees on taxation (clerk), railroads, elec- 
tion laws, tuberculosis (spec), rules. 1915, 
railroads (ch.). 

208 




KEARNEY, JOHN JOSEPH, 2d Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, March 14, 
1883. Public schools. Hotel and res- 
taurant business; financial secretary and 
business agent Hotel & Restaurant Em- 
ployees. Thomas W. Flood conclave, I. O. 
H.; Aerie 45, Fraternal Order of Eagles; 
Boston herd, B. O. B.; Waiters' Benevolent 
association, Waiters' union, Local 80; 
Massachusetts State Branch, A. F. of L. 
(vice pres.). 

1015, state house and libraries. 



209 



KELLY, JEREMIAH J., 22d Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Ireland, March, 1863; 
Boston public schools. Farrier. House 
1904. Ward 22 Democratic club (pres.), 
Roxbury council, K. of C, Columbia Court, 
M. C. O. F. (past chief ranger), Tremont 
lodge, A. 0. U. W. (past master workman), 
Division 16, A. 0. H. House 1914. Com- 
mittee on military affairs. 1915, public in- 
stitutions. 



210 



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KELLEY, THOMAS R., 1st Suffolk, Dem. 
East Boston. Born East Boston, Dec. 20, 
1888. Lyman grammar school, East Bos- 
ton High. Simons, Hatch & Whittier 
Company (2 years), New England Tele- 
phone & Telegraph company (6 years). 
Ward 1 democratic committee 1912-1913- 
1914, (ch. 1913-1914), democratic city 
committee (sec. 1914). Boston lodge, B. 
P. 0. E.; Knights of Columbus, M. C. O. F., 
Quincy club of Ward 1, Breakers Yacht 
club. 

1915, harbors and public lands. 
211 




KENNARD, WILLIAM W., 25th Middle- 
sex, Rep., Somerville. Born there Sept. 
3, 1874; public schools, Harvard college 
1897, Harvard Law school 1900. Lawyer. 
Masons. House 1912-1913-1914. Commit- 
tees on election laws (ch.), water supply, 
elections, cities (ch.). 1915, judiciary 
(ch.), rules. 



212 




KENT, ROBERT T., 5th Berkshire, Rep., 
Pittsfield. Born Stockbridge, Dec. 30, 
1883. Public schools, Berkshire Business 
college. Real estate, with C. C. Gamwell, 
coal dealer (2 years), Eaton, Crane & 
Pike, paper manufacturers (2 years). Re- 
publican city committee (10 years), Mys- 
tic lodge, A. F. & A. M.; Pittsfield Anglers' 
club (vice-pres.), Berkshire Gun club. 

1915, street railways. 



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KNOYVLES, RICHARD, 8th Bristol, Rep., 
New Bedford. Born Boston, Jan. 1, 1889; 
Harvard Law school 1911. Lawyer. Two 
years member of New Bedford common 
council, pres. second term. House 1914. 
Committee on taxation. 1915, ways and 
means. 



214 




KNOX, JOSEPH O., 26th Middlesex, Rep., 
Somerville. Born Charlestown, May 28, 
1878; Mechanics Art high school, Boston. 
Salesman. Pres. ward and city committee 

1911, board of aldermen 1910, 1911 and 

1912, president 1912. Mason, Odd Fellows, 
United Commercial Travelers', West Som- 
erville Board of Trade and Clarendon 
club. House 1914. Committee on street 
railways. 1915. metropolitan affairs. 



215 




Lai) AMP:, LOUIS, 2nd Berkshire, Rep., 
North Adams. Born Burlington, Vt., Nov. 
30, 1856. Public schools. Iron Moulder. 
North Adams city council 3 years. Inter- 
national Moulders Union of North Amer- 
ica 30 years. 

1915, counties. 



216 



LA FLAMME, JOSEPH, 5th Worcester, 
Dem., Sturbridge. Born Sturbridge, May 
28, 1878; public schools. General store. 
Auditor (3 years), assessor (1 year), se- 
lectman (2 years). House 1914. Commit- 
tee on towns. 1915, public service. 



217 




LAMB, ARTHUR F., 2d Worcester, Rep., 
Templeton. Born Templeton, Dec. 20, 
1852. Public schools. Lumberman and 
mechanic. Republican town committee 
(ch. 1 year), board of fire engineers. 

1915, agriculture. 



218 




LE BOEUF, FRANCIS X., 11th Bristol, 
Rep., Fall River. Born St. Ours, P. Q., 
April 21, 1853; public schools, Dajanais 
academy, St. Ours. Insurance, patrolman 
and inspector in police department for 13 
years. Common council 2 years. House 
1912-1913-1914. Committees on federal re- 
lations, public institutions, payroll. 1915, 
payroll (ch.), public institutions. 



219 




LEONARD, GEORGE B., 2d Bristol, 
Rep., Raynham. Born Raynham, Jan. 21, 
1868. Public schools. Supt. and part 
owner Diamond Nail & Tack Co. Board 
of selectmen and overseers of the poor. 

1915, towns. 



220 




LEVINS, JOHN N, 13th Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born Boston, Aug. 10, 1886. Eng- 
lish High school. Clerk. Knights of Co- 
lumbus, Galway Football club, South 
Boston Catholic club, Gaelic History club. 

1915, constitutional amendments. 



221 




LEWIS, FRED OLIVER, 18th Middle- 
sex, Rep., Lowell. Born Lowell, June 12, 
1878; public schools. Pharmacist. Ma- 
sons, Knights of Pythias, Royal Arcanum, 
Highland club, Mt. Pleasant Golf club. 
House 1914. Committee on cities. 1915, 
cities, public health. 



222 




LINCOLN, E. ELLSWORTH, 5th Bristol, 
Rep., Dighton. Born Dighton, July 20, 
1861; public schools. Paper manufacturer. 
Selectman, school committee. House 1914. 
Committee on labor. 1915, labor. 



223 




LINDBERG, GEORGE A., 18th Worces- 
ter, Rep., Worcester. Born Worcester, 
Aug. 15, 1881. Public schools, Hinman's 
Business college. Travelling salesman 
and storekeeper. Common council (2 
years), trustee Aaron and Lucretia Ban- 
croft scholarship fund, United Commer- 
cial Travellers, Worcester; Swedish Char- 
itable association (sec), Swedish- Ameri- 
can Republican club, Worcester County 
club. 

1915, water supply. 



224 




LOMASNEY, MARTIN M., 8th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born there Dec. 3, 1859; 
public schools. Real estate. Hendricks 
club. Board of aldermen. 1893 to 1895; 
Senate 1896 and 1897, committees on en- 
grossed bills, constitutional amendments, 
harbors and public lands, public health. 
House 1899, 1905-1906-1907-1908-1909-1911- 
1912-1913-1914. Committees on metropol- 
itan affairs, public service, rules, public 
utilities (sp.), ways and means, commis- 
sion on voluntary associations. 1915, 
ways and means, metropolitan affairs. 



225 




LONG, HENRY FOLLANSBEE, 24th Es- 
sex, Rep., Topsfield. Born Topsfield, 
Sept. 29, 1883; public schools, Topsfield 
High, Salem Commercial school. Clerk, 
American Loan & Trust Co.; treasurer 
Waban Rose conservatories; trustee Tops- 
field library; auditor, selectman, assessor, 
commissioner of trust funds. Essex Coun- 
ty Republican club, I. 0. 0. F. (past 
grand), Grange, A. 0. U. W., Masons, Re- 
bekahs, Topsfield Historical society 
(director), Essex Institute. House 1914. 
Committee on water supply. 1915, rules, 
public service (ch.). 

226 




LUCRE, FREDERICK H., 13th Wor- 
cester, Rep., Worcester. Born Greenfield, 
Sept. 5, 18G9; public schools. Watch and 
diamond business, pres. The Hermann 
Lucke Co., Inc. A. F. A. M., I. O. O. F., 
Red Men, Elks, Commonwealth club, Tata- 
sit Canoe club. Republican city commit- 
tee 3 years, common council 3 years, board 
of aldermen 2 years. House 1913-1914. 
Committees on mercantile affairs, federal 
relations. 1915, federal relations, mercan- 
tile affairs. 



227 




LYLE, JAMES MacFARLANE, 23d Es- 
sex, Rep.-Prog., Gloucester. Born Glou- 
cester, Jan. 10, 1886; public schools. 
Traveling salesman. House 1914. Com- 
mittee on harbors and public lands. 

1915, fisheries and game, state house and 
libraries. 



228 




LYMAN, FRANK E., 2d Hampshire, 
Rep., Easthampton. Born Grafton, Vt., 
Sept. 15, 1866. Dairyman. Board of 
selectmen (8 years), board of survey (3 
years), Republican club (pres. 2 years), 
republican town committee (sec), Masons, 
Moose, Sons of Veterans, Grange, Univer- 
sal club, Easthampton trolley committee 
(ch.). 

1915, ways and means. 



229 




LYNCH, JOHN H., 1st Middlesex, Dem, 
Cambridge. Born Salem, Oct. 28, 1884; 
Putnam grammar school, Cambridge. 
House 1914. Committee on water supply. 

1915, street railways. 



230 




MacKENZIE, FREDERICK WILLIAM, 
10th Hampden, Rep., Holyoke. Born 
Holyoke, Oct. 14, 1879. Public schools. 
Textile worker. Holvoke Order of Moose, 
453. 

1915, harbors and public lands. 



231 




MacPHERSON, JAMES E., 7th Middle- 
sex, Rep., Framingham. Born Framing- 
ham, Jan. 12, 1888. Framingham High 
school, Dartmouth college, Harvard Law 
school. Lawyer. Royal Arcanum, Ancient 
Order United Workmen, Framingham 
board of trade. 

1915, legal affairs, bills in 3d reading. 



232 




MANNING, FRANK A., 11th Plymouth, 
Dem., Brockton. Born Brockton, June 25, 
1889. Public schools. Shoe worker. Com- 
mon council (1911-'12-'13). Jefferson club, 
Aerie 617, Fraternal Order of Eagles. 
House 1914. Committee on harbors and 
public lands. 

1915, street railways. 



233 




MAHONEY, JOHN P., 4th Suffolk, Dem, 
Boston. Born Cardiff, AVales, May 26, 
1888. Harvard Grammar school, Charles- 
town; English High, Charlestown English 
high. Expert stenographer; teacher sten- 
ography Boston evening high schools. 
Ward 5 Democratic club, Bunker Hill 
council, K. of C, St. Mary's Holy Name 
club, St. Mary's Alumni Choir association, 
North End. 

1915, education. 

234 



MALONE, MICHAEL F., 15th Worcester, 
Dem., Worcester. Born Ireland, 1879. 
Public schools. Worcester common coun- 
cil (2 years), board of aldermen (2 years). 
Jewelry salesman. 

1915, water supply. 



235 




MAGISON, FREDERICK H., 2d Essex, 
Rep., Haverhill. Born Mooers, N. Y., 
June 26, 1880; public schools, business col- 
lege, evening law school, Harvard Law 
school. Lawyer. Loyal Order of Moose. 
House 1914. Committee on legal affairs. 

1915, legal affairs, public lighting. 



236 




MARCELLA, FELIX A, 6th Suffolk, 
Dem. and Rep., Boston. Born Boston, 
Aug. 19, 1879. Lawyer. 

1915, legal affairs. 



237 




MATHER, JOHN L., 1st Hampshire, 
Rep., Northampton. Born Amherst, Jan. 
9, 1851; public schools. General contrac- 
tor. A. F. A. M., (32d deg.), I. O. 
0. F., K. P., Grange, vice-pres. Massachu- 
setts state board of trade. Mayor 1897- 
1899-1900; chairman rep. city com. 1911- 
1912; pres. sewer commission, city counci? 
House 1913, cities (clerk), labor. 

1915, education, street railways. 



238 




MAYBURY, JOHN E, 10th Plymouth, 
Rep., Brockton. Born South Braintree, 
March 4, 1879. Telephone testman. 

1915, cities. 



239 




M'ALLISTER, JOHN HENRY, 7th Berk- 
shire, Dem., Lee. Born there Aug. 10, 
1869; public schools, Chicago Veterinary 
college. Veterinary surgeon. Mason. 

1915, public health. 



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M'CARTHY, JOHN F., 16th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born there July 21, 1880; 
public schools. House 1911-1912. Com- 
mittee on harbors and public lands, pub- 
lic lighting. 

1915, public lighting. 



241 




M'GLUE, CHARLES H., 14th Essex, 
Dem., Lynn. Classical High, Boston Uni- 
versity (college of liberal arts), Boston 
University Law school. Lynn Democratic 
city committee (sec. 1913). Students' 
Union and council, Boston University 
(pres. 1912-'13). Lynn Letter Carriers' as- 
sociation (vice-pres. 1909, pres. 1910). 
House 1914. Committee on harbors and 
public lands. 

1915, bills in 3d reading, legal affairs. 
242 




M'GRATH, JOSEPH, 20th Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born Boston, Dec. 20, 1890. Real 
estate broker. 

1915, counties. 



243 




M'KENZIE, ORLANDO, 12th Norfolk, 
Rep., Foxboro. Born Pictou, N. S., April 
23, 1868. Public schools. Blacksmith. 
House 1905, committee on towns. St. Al- 
bans lodge, A. F. & A. M.; Keystone Royal 
Arch chapter, Bristol commandery, 
Knights Templar; Mystic Shrine; I. O. O. 
F., A. 0. U. W., Norfolk club, Foxboro 
Fraternity, Foxboro club. 

1915, roads and bridges. 



244 




M'LANE, JARED B., 20th Middlesex, 
Rep., North Reading. Born Nova Scotia, 
May 8, 1853. Public schools. Wagon 
manufacturer 35 years. North Reading 
Grange, Men's Good Fellowship Club of 
Reading. 

1915, harbors and public lands. 



245 




MCLAUGHLIN, EDWARD F., 12th Suf- 
folk, Dem., Boston. Born there June 6, 
1883; public, schools, Mechanics Arts high. 
Life insurance agent. Ward 12 Democratic 
club. House 1913-1914. Committee on so- 
cial welfare. 

1915, rules, railroads. 



246 




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M'LAUGHLIN, HENRY J., 3d Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, Dec. 9, 1876; 
St. Mary's parochial school and Charles- 
town evening high. Clerk. Col. Fred 
Bogan conclave of Heptasophs, past 
archon. House 1914. Committee on fed- 
eral relations. 

1915, military affairs. 



247 







M'MORROW, WILLIAM M., 23d Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born there Oct. 22, 1885; 
public schools, Boston college '06, Har- 
vard Law school 2 years. Lawyer. 
Teacher Boston college high school '08- 
'09, drug clerk in vacations. A. O. H., 
Forest Hills Improvement assoc. House 
1911-1912-1914. Committee on banks and 
banking, election laws, engrossed bills. 

1915, metropolitan affairs. 
248 




M'NAMEE, MICHAEL J., 4th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, Jan. 26, 1889. 
Salesman. 

1915, public lighting. 



249 




MILDRAM, SAMUEL H., 24th Suffolk, 
Rep., Boston. Born Arlington, Dec. 4, 
1867; public schools. Special agent. 
Common council 3 years. House 1907- 
1908-1909-1910. Committee on taxation 
(ch.). Colonial club, Dorchester Gentle- 
men's Driving club, New Dorchester Re- 
publican club. 

1915, banks and banking, taxation. 



250 




MITCHELL, JOHN, 4th Hampden, Dem., 
Springfield. Born there Sept. 4, 1877; pub- 
lic schools. Flour, hay and grain dealer. 
M. C. O. F., Moose, Camp Winch club. 
House 1912-1913-1914. Committees on fish- 
eries and game, public institutions, rail- 
roads, social welfare. 

1915, elections, railroads. 



251 




MONAHAN, JOHN L., 15th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, Nov. 7, 1883. 
Public schools, Boston University Law 
school. Lawyer; station masters' depart- 
ment Boston Terminal company (South 
station) eight years. Ward 15 democratic 
committee (1 year), delegate various 
state and county conventions, Knights of 
Columbus, Ancient Order of Hibernians. 

1915, legal affairs. 



252 



MONK, WESLEY E., 30th Middlesex, 
Rep., Watertown. Born Stoughton, Aug. 
31, 1874. Brockton High school, Brown 
university (A. B.) 1896; Harvard Law 
school (L. L. B.) 1899. Lawyer, practising 
in Boston and Watertown. Republican 
town committee (chairman several years) ; 
board of selectmen 1912-1913-1914 (chair- 
man 1913-1914). Middlesex club, Republi- 
can club of Watertown, Delta Phi Frater- 
nity, Plymouth lodge, A. F. & A. M., Water- 
town; Watertown board of trade, Sons of 
Veterans. 

1915, legal affairs. 

253 




MOORE, ALFRED J., 22d Suffolk, Dem, 
Boston. Born Boston, Aug. 2, 1889. Lowell 
Grammar, English High schools. Leader 
of Moore's Band and Orchestra, Boston 
Musicians' Protective association, Jamaica 
Plain Council, K. of C, Unique Lodge, N. 
E. 0. P.; I. O. R. M., St. Alphonsus associa- 
tion, Prospect and Caribou clubs. 

1915, roads and bridges. 



254 




MORRILL, CHARLES PL, 4th Essex, 
Soc, Haverhill. Born there Oct. 6, 1874; 
public schools. Shoemaker, directory 
work, collector, Men's club of First Uni- 
versalist church, Socialist state committee, 
assistant assessor 1902 to '09. House 1910- 
1911-1912-1913-1914. Committees on tax- 
ation, education, social welfare. 

1915, social welfare. 



255 




EDWARD GL, l^h Suffolk. 



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11th er t Rep., Lancaster. Bern 

Philadelphia, May 16, 1885. Lancaster 
Hi^i school, Phillips Exeter academy. 
Tree surgeon, former pooltryman, Supt 
moth extermination, Lancaster, 1908-11©- 
10. School board 1911-:. h. 1913). 

Hou Committee on fisheries and 



1915, counties, fisheries and game. 

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MULLEN, HUGH E, 1st Middlesex, 
Dem., Cambridge. Born Cambridge; pub- 
lic schools. Employee New England Tele- 
phone & Telegraph Co. Ward committee 
10 years, chairman 5 years. Common coun- 
cil 1907-1908-1909; board of aldermen 1913- 
1914. 

1915, state house and libraries. 



258 




MULVEHILL, THOMAS B, 10th Nor- 
folk, Dem., Norwood. Born West Ded- 
ham (Westwood), Jan. 10, 1875. Stable 
keeper. 

1915, banks and banking. 



259 




MULVENY, FRANK, 11th Bristol, Rep., 
Fall River. Born there June 14, 1886; pub- 
lic schools, Bristol County Law school 
'07, Boston University Law school 
(special). Lawyer. A. F. A. M., I. 0. O. 
F. House 1911-1912-1913-1914. Commit- 
tees on legal affairs, elections (clerk), 
taxation, public health, water supply 
(ch.), railroads, joint special committee 
on city charters 1914. 

1915, public health, railroads. 
260 




MURPHY, DENNIS A., 15th Middlesex, 
Rep., Lowell. Born there Sept. 26, 1876; 
public and parochial schools, Mt. St. 
Mary's (Emmetsburg, Md.) college, A. B. 
1899, Catholic University (Washington, 
D. C.) LL. B. 1902. Real estate and farm- 
ing, principal Franklin evening school 
several years. K. C, A. O. H., C. Y. M. L., 
Celtic associates. House 1911-1913-1914. 
Committees on public service (clerk), pub- 
lic health, public lighting. 

1915, federal relations, public lighting. 



261 




MURPHY, EDWARD P., 4th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, Oct. 7, 1876; 
Eliot grammar, English High, Carrollton 
Preparatory. Coal contractor and steve- 
dore, head Daniel Murphy & Sons, busi- 
ness 105 years in family. Various commit- 
tees ward 5. Bachelor club, James I. 
Green club, James H. Brennan club, 
Myrtles, John R. Murphy Outing associ- 
ation (pres.). House 1914. Committee on 
constitutional amendments. 

1915, federal relations. 



262 




MURPHY, JAMES J., 12th Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born there Feb. 11, 1885; public 
schools. Salesman. Concord club. House 
1911-1912-1914. Committees on State house 
(clerk), labor, ways and means. 

1915, ways and means. 



263 




MURPHY, JOHN J., 9th Hampden, Dem. 
Holyoke. Born Holyoke, March 26, 1889. 
West and Rosary parochial school. News- 
paper man. Has been connected for many 
years with amateur sports in the western 
section of the state. 

1915, counties. 



264 




MURRAY, DAVID W., 3d Norfolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born Boston, Sept. 9, 1874; pub- 
lic schools of Hyde Park, Boston college, 
Boston University Law school. Lawyer. 
Elks, K. C, A. O. H., M. G. O. F., Norfolk 
Bar assoc, Hyde Park Business Men's 
assoc, Hyde Park Historical society, 
Massachusetts Cold Storage Commission 
of 1911. House 1911-1912. Committees on 
public health, bills in 3d reading, election 
laws, taxation. 

1915, public health. 



265 




MURRAY, PATRICK E., Jr., 18th Suf- 
folk, Dem., Boston. Born there; public 
schools, Roxbury high. Undertaker. 
Ward 18 Democratic club, M. C. O. F., 
K. of C, A. O. H., A. O. U. W., Democratic 
ward committee. House 1913-1914. Com- 
mittee on public lighting. 

1915, railroads. 



266 



NASH, KENNETH L., 7th Norfolk, Rep, 
Weymouth. Born South Weymouth, July 
14, 1888; Brown University, Boston Uni- 
versity. Lawyer. Theta Delta Chi. House 
1914. Committee on public lighting. 

1915, legal affairs, towns. 



267 




NEWHALL, ARTHUR N., 31st Middle- 
sex, Rep., Stoneham. Born Appleton, Me., 
Sept. 26, 1873; public schools. Shoe stock 
manufacturer. Knights of Pythias, Red 
Men, Spanish War Veterans. Selectman 
190b- , 0Q- , 01- , 08- , 09- , 10- , ll. House 1912-1913- 
1914. Committees on drainage, State house 
(clerk), military affairs (ch.), State house 
and libraries. 

1915, military affairs (ch.), municipal 
finance. 

268 




NICKERSON, JOHN P., 2d Barnstable, 
Rep., West Harwich. Born in West Har- 
wich, Feb. 15, 1876. Public schools. 
Massachusetts Agricultural college (class 
'98), Tufts Medical school. Physician. 
Mt. Horeb lodge, A. F. & A. M., Sylvester 
Baxter Royal Arch chapter, Barnstable 
district Massachusetts Medical society 
(vice pres.) American Medical association, 
Chase Library association (vice-pres.). 

1915, public health. 

269 




NORWOOD, FRANCIS, 20th Essex, Rep., 
Beverly. Born Beverly, Jan. 10, 1841. 
Public schools. Retired shoe manufactur- 
er. Senate 1881-1882. Executive council 
1897. Republican club, I. O. O. F., trustee 
Beverly board of trade. 

1015, taxation. 



270 




NUTTING, EDWARD H., 11th Worces- 
ter, Rep., Leominster. Born there, July 
6, 1869; public schools. Retired; proprie- 
tor Leominster Baking Co. 10 yrs. Leo- 
minster club, board of trade, I. O. O. F., 
I. O. R. M., K. P., B. P. 0. E., R. 
A. Selectman 1908-1909-1910-1911-1912, 
(ch. 1909-1910). House 1913. Water 
supply. 

1915, public institutions. 



271 




OAKHEM, JOSEPH A., 17th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Roxbury, Jan. 5, 
1882. Hugh O'Brien Grammar school 
(1898). Produce merchant. Democratic 
state committee 1914. Division 39, A. 
O. H. 

1915, state house and libraries. 



272 




O'DOWD, JAMES T., 8th Essex, Dem., 
Lawrence. Born Manchester, N. H., Oct. 
20, 1877. Plumber. Knights of Columbus, 
Knights of Equity, St. Patrick's court 735, 
C. O. F., financial secretary. House 1914. 
Committee on public health. 

1915, public health. 



273 



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OGDEN, AMBROSE F., 10th Bristol, 
Dem., Fall River. Born Fall River, Sept. 
7, 1871. Public schools. Fall River board 
of aldermen, 1907-'12. Aerie 570, F. 0. E.; 
Court Benevolence, F. of A. House 1914. 
Committee on water supply. 

1915, military affairs. 



274 




OSBORNE, JOHN N., 16th Essex, Rep., 
Marblehead. Born Marblehead, Jan, 28, 
1853. Shoe manufacturer. Board of 
selectmen (4 years, ch. 2 years). I. O. R. 
M. House 1914. Committee on public 
service. 

1915, public service, towns. 



275 




PAGE, JAMES GOODRIDGE, 10th Es- 
sex, Rep., Haverhill. Born Haverhill 
(Bradford), Aug. 2, 1881. Bradford High 
school, Harvard college, class of 1904. 
Insurance and real estate promoter. 
Mason, Junior Order United American 
Mechanics, Agawam club. 

1915, insurance. 



276 




PARADIS, PETER C, 8th Worcester, 
Rep., Millbury. Born St. Guillaume d'Up- 
ton, P. Q., Jan. 6, 1864. Schools in Can- 
ada, night schools in Blackstone and Bal- 
tic, Conn. Clerk (9 years) in Baltic, 
Conn.; business in Millbury (33 years). 
Republican town committee (10 years), 
selectman (4 years), chairman 3 years 
and at present. Franco-American Repub- 
lican club of Massachusetts, St. Jean Bap- 
tiste, French Naturalization club of Mill- 
bury, L'U. St. J. B. D. A. of Woonsocket, 
R. I.; Millbury District Nursing associa- 
tion (director). 

1915, water supply. 
277 




PARKER, JOHN H., 9th Middlesex, 
Dem., Marlboro. Born Manchester, N. H., 
Aug. 27, 1859. Shoeworker, street railway 
conductor. Common council 1893-1894 
and 1901 (pres. 1893-1994); board of 
aldermen 1895, special committee to re- 
vise city charter 1894. Boston & Wor- 
cester Street Railway Benefit association, 
Amalgamated Association of Street Elec- 
tric Railway Employees of America. 
Democratic city committee (ch. 9 years). 

1915, fisheries and game. 



278 




PEPIN, GHAUNGEY, 18th Essex, Rep., 
Salem. Born Quidneck, R. I., March 5, 
1869. Salem public schools. Watchmaker 
and musician. St. Jean Baptiste Fraternal 
assoc, Lynn Musicians' assoc, Union, 
Canadian, Klondike and French Naturali- 
zation clubs. Common council 1900-1901- 
1902. House 1912-1913-1914. Committees 
on water supply, mercantile affairs, rail- 
roads. 

1915, railroads. 

279 




PERRY, EDWARD HOWLAND, 1st 
Nantucket, Rep., Nantucket. Born Boston, 
Aug. 8, 1866. Public schools. Fore River 
Shipbuilding Co., Quincy (8 years). 
Selectman, school committee and assessor. 
I. O. O. F., Knights of Pythias, Improved 
Order of Red Men. House 1914. Commit- 
tee on public service. 

1915, social welfare, taxation. 



280 




PERRY, JOSEPH C, 1st Franklin, Rep., 
Shclburne Falls. Born Ferrisburg, Vt., 
May 1, 1856. Public schools, Franklin 
academy. Dentist. Masons. Odd Fel- 
lows (past officer in both orders). 

1915, social welfare. 



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PERRY, JOSEPH H., 26th Middlesex, 
Rep., Somerville. Born Livermore Falls, 
Me., May 4, 1869. Public schools. Treas- 
urer and general manager Cambridge 
Paper Box Co. Republican city commit- 
tee 6 years, alderman one year, alderman- 
at-large two years. Mason, Shriner, Odd 
Fellow, Elks, Cambridge and Somerville 
boards of trade, New England Paper Box 
Mfrs. association, Sons of Maine, Claren- 
don club. 

1915, public institutions. 



282 




PFEIFFER, IMMANUEL, JR., 13th Mid- 
dlesex, Rep., Bedford. Born Franklinville, 
N. J., Jan. 23, 1879; public schools, Grand 
Rapids Veterinary College. Farmer, vet- 
erinarian, treasurer and general manager 
Bedford Safety Razor Co. Selectman, 
member board of health. Mason, chapter; 
Eastern Star, Grange, Elks, Red Men, Bed- 
ford Civic club. House 1914. Committee 
on railroads. 

1915, counties, railroads. 
283 




PHELAN, JAMES E., 23d Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born Boston, Oct. 21, 1884; Ag- 
gasiz school, Central Evening High school. 
Florist and gardener. Cleveland club, Mt. 
Hope Citizens' association, Germantown 
Improvement association, Cemetery Em- 
ployees' union, joint council, Municipal 
Employees' union; Knights of St. Rose, M. 
C. O. F., Knights of Columbus, delegate to 
national federation of state, city and town 
employees' unions. House 1914. Commit- 
tee on election laws. 

1915, mercantile affairs. 

284 







POTTER, JAMES TRACY, 1st Berkshire, 
R^p., North Adams. Born Bennington, 
Vt., Jan. 26, 1870. Bennington High 
school, Drury High, North Adams; Phil- 
lips Andover 1890, Yale 1894. School 
board 1908-1909-1910, city council 1913- 
101 4-1915. Republican city committee 
(chairman 3 yrs). Captain Co. M, 2d In- 
fantry, M. V. M.; Sons of Veterans, 
Knights of Pythias, Knights Templar, 
Shrine, 32 degree Mason, Scottish Rite; 
Elks. 

1915, military affairs. 

285 



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PRIME, WINFIELD F., 27th Middlesex, 
Rep., Winchester. Born Charlestown, 
Nov. 22, 1860. Public schools, Boston Uni- 
versity Law school. Lawyer. Republican 
Club of Massachusetts, A. F. A. M. 32d de- 
gree, I. O. O. F. House 1890 (from Charles- 
town), committees on probate and insol- 
vency; 1913-1914, committee on judiciary. 

1915, federal relations, street railways 



286 




QUINN, MARTIN L., 12th Essex, Rep., 
Swampscott. Born Lynn, Jan. 19, 1862; 
public schools. Roofing business. Red 
Men, Essex club, Hillside Improvement 
club. Selectman, overseer of poor. House 
1909-1910-1911-1912. Committees on har- 
bors and public lands, constitutional 
amendments, railroads, pay roll (ch.), 
prisons. 

1915, public lighting, water supply. 



287 




QUIRY, ALBERT T., 21st Worcester, 
Rep., Worcester. Born Spencer, 1872. 
Public schools. Contracting decorator 
and general repairs. Republican city 
committee (2 years). 

1915, municipal finance. 



288 




HABOUIX, GEORGE J., 3d Berkshire, 
Hep., Adams. Born Adams, Aug. 19, 1889. 
1'ublic schools, Bliss Business college, 
North Adams: Yalleyfield college, Canada. 
(Jerk. I. O. O. F. 

1915, insurance. 



289 




READ, CYRIL R., 1st Bristol, Rep., 
Seekonk. Born Seekonk, Jan. 29, 1876. 
Public schools. Farmer. Selectman 6 
years, assessor 10 years. Seekonk Grange, 
341. 

1915, agriculture. 



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REARDON, DENNIS F., 19th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, June 18, 
1868. Comins grammar school. Clerk 
city of Boston (14 years), insurance, Bos- 
ton agent Fairview Land Co. Ward 19 
Democratic club, Division 50, A. O. H.; 
Easton Athletic association, St. Alphon- 
sus A. A., Mishawum Automobile club, 
Woburn. 

1915, water supply. 



291 




REILLY, JOHN J., 17th Suffolk, Dem ., 
Boston. Born Boston, Oct. 14, 1887; Dear- 
born Grammar, Roxbury Latin, Massachu- 
setts Nautical Training school. Cashier 
Taxi-Motor Cab company. Tammany club, 
ward 17; James E. Hayes council 116, K. 
of C, Caravan 1, Granada. House 1914. 
Committee on state house and libraries. 

1915, cities. 



292 




RENNE, WILLIAM C, 6th Berkshire, 
Rep., Pittsfield. Born Pittsfield, May 29, 
1855. Military academy, Claverick, N. Y.; 
Syracuse university. Real estate; former- 
ly shoe manufacturer. Mason, Knight 
Templar and Shriner; Park club, board of 
trade. 

1915, insurance, labor. 



293 




ROBINSON, ROBERT, 8th Suffolk, Dem , 
Boston. Born there Jan. 4, 1889; Phillips 
grammar. Boston Latin, English High 
schools (class orator English High 1906), 
Boston University Law school 1910. Law- 
yer. Hendricks club, Hebrew Citizens' 
league (sec), I. O. B. A, I. O. U. H., Pi Sig- 
ma Alpha, K. of P., Pearson Literary asso- 
ciation, superintendent first Jewish Sun- 
day school 4 years, director boys' clubs at 
Frances Willard settlement, Frances New- 
ell settlement and Junior Zionist Council 
of N. E. House 1913-1914. Committee on 
cities, judiciary. 

1915, judiciary. 

294 




ROBINSON, WILLIAM M., 26th Suffolk, 
Rep., Chelsea. Born there July 21, 1875; 
public schools, Worcester academy. Fur- 
niture. Masons. Alderman 4 years 
(chairman finance committee); House 
1907-1908-1909-1910-1913-1914. Committees 
on election laws, federal relations (clerk), 
street railways (ch.). 

1915, street railways (ch.). 



295 




ROOT, SILAS B., 2nd Hampden, Rep., 
Granville. Born Granville, July 21, 1850. 
Westfield High school, Delaware Literary 
institute, Franklin, N. Y. Farmer and me- 
chanic. House 1895, committee on agri- 
culture. Chairman school committee 1886, 
1887, 1888, 1889, 1890; chairman board of 
selectmen 1889, 1890; town clerk and 
treasurer 1908 to 1914 inclusive. Mason 
(Village Lodge, Columbia Chapter, Lee 
Council), Collinsville, Conn., Red Men 
(Metacomet tribe, Westfield). 

1915, towms. 

296 




ROWLEY, CHARLES FREEMAN, 2d 
Norfolk, Rep., Brooklinc. Born Titusville, 
Penn., Aug. 3, 1882. Brookline High, Har- 
vard college (A. B. 1905), Harvard Law- 
school (LL. B. 1907.) Brookline republi- 
can town committee (2 years). Boston 
City club, Harvard club of Boston. 

1915, metropolitan affairs. 



297 




RUSSELL, G. OSCAR, 14th Worcester, 
Rep., Worcester. Born Sweden, Dec. 17, 
1876. Public schools. Real estate and 
insurance. Worcester city council (4 
years). 

1915, social welfare. 



298 




RUSSELL, WALTER F., 10th Plymouth, 
Dem., Brockton. Born Sandwich, March 
15, 1866; Brockton public schools. Rail- 
roading, shoe cutter. Plymouth county 
Democratic club, Owls. House 1913-1914. 
Committees on labor, municipal finance. 

1915, public institutions. 



299 



RYAN, JOHN D., 11th Hampden, Dem, 
Holyoke. Born Springfield, July 30, 1868. 
Publisher. House 1914. Committee on 
municipal finance. 

1915, public service. 



300 




SAXDBERG, EDWARD JULIUS, 6th 
Norfolk, Rep., Quincy. Born Helsingboro, 
Sweden. Public schools of Sweden. Con- 
tractor (25 years). Ward and city com- 
mittee (22 years), councilman-at-large 
1910-1911-1912-1913. Manet encampment, 
Canton Shawmut 1, Odd Fellows; Loyal 
Order of Moose (past dictator), life mem- 
ber Quincy Yacht club, Quincy board of 
trade (past president, director for 10 
vears), former president Scandia Granite 
company. House 1906-1907-1914. Com- 
mittee on harbors and public lands. 

1915, harbors and public lands (ch.). 

301 




SANTOSUOSSO, ALFRED, 6th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Boston, Feb. 22, 
1889. Eliot grammar school, Boston Latin, 
Boston University Law school. Lawyer. 
Ansonia council, K. of C; Citizens' club 
of Ward 6. 

1915, constitutional amendments. 



302 




SAUNDERS, JOSEPH A., 12th Middle- 
sex, Rep., Pepperell. Born Pepperell, 
Dec. 3, 1862. Public schools, Pepperell 
High, Lawrence academy, Groton. News- 
paperman and merchant. Republican 
town committee (15 years). Mason, Odd 
Fellow, M. V. M., Massachusetts Republi- 
can club, Middlesex club, Suburban Press 
association, Pepperell Country club. 

1915, pay roll, counties. 



303 



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SAWYER, ROLAND D., 4th Hampshire, 
Dem., Ware. Born Kensington, N. H., Jan. 
8, 1874; public schools, Exeter High, Bos- 
ton University, theological school at Re- 
vere, Mass. Pastor First Congregational 
Church, W r are. Delegate New Hampshire 
populist convention, 1894; delegate New 
Hampshire Democratic convention, 1896; 
delegate Massachusetts Democratic con- 
ventions, 1903-1904; chairman resolution^ 
committee, national Ind. League conven- 
tion, 1908; Socialist candidate for gov- 
ernor, 1912; returned to Democratic party, 
1913; Granger, P. of H. House 1914. Com- 
mittee on education. 

1915, election laws. 
304 





SEAGRAVE, C. BURNSIDE, 3d Middle- 
sex, Rep., Cambridge. Born Uxbridge, 
Aug. 3, 1862; public schools. Editor and 
publisher Cambridge Chronicle. Masons, 
Red Men, Royal Arcanum, Sons of Vet- 
erans, Mass. Fish and Game Protective 
assoc, Middlesex Sportsmen's assoc. 
(sec), Massachusetts Press assoc, Cam- 
bridge Historical society. House 1912. 
Committee on fisheries and game. 

1915, metropolitan affairs. 
305 




SHEEHAN, JOHN FRANCIS, 9th Suf- 
folk, Bern., Boston. Born Killarney, 
County Kerry, Ireland, Aug. 25, 1879. In- 
structor, clerk, timekeeper, reporter. 
House 1914. Committee on mercantile 
affairs. 

1915, mercantile affairs. 



306 




SHERBURNE, JOHN H., 2d Norfolk, 
Rep., Brookline. Born Boston, Jan. 29, 
1877. Hopkinson's school, Harvard col- 
lege 1899, Harvard Law school 1901. 
Lawyer. Major 1st Bat., Field Artillerv, 
M. V. M.; Boston City club, Boston Athle- 
tic association, Harvard club, Press club, 
Exchange club, Country club, Masons. 
Republican town committee. House 1912- 
1913-1914. Committees on metropolitan 
affairs, constitutional amendments (ch. 
1913) state house, election laws. 

1915, rules, election laws (ch.). 
307 




SHERRY, MICHAEL J., 11th Essex, 
Dem., Peabody, Mass. Born Peabody, Oct. 
2, 1887. Shoe stock business. 

1915, insurance. 



308 




SINNOTT, ALLSTON M., 8th Plymouth, 
Rep., Bridgewater. Born Duxbury, Aug. 
1, 1863. Public schools, Duxbury. School 
of Drawing and Painting, Boston Art 
Museum. Interior decorations. Has been 
ranch owner and salesman for New York 
D. G. commission house. 

1915, public institutions. 



309 




SMITH, FITZ-HENRY, JR., 11th Suffolk, 
Rep., Boston. Born Boston, Nov. 20, 1873; 
Prince grammar school, English high, 
Harvard college, Harvard Law school. 
Lawyer. Ward 11 Republican committee, 
Republican club of Massachusetts, general 
council, American Bar association; execu- 
tive committee, Maritime Law association 
of the United States; committee on mari- 
time affairs, Boston chamber of commerce. 
House 1914. Committee on metropolitan 
affairs. 

1915, rules, constitutional amendments 
(ch.). 

310 



SMITH, JEROME S, 3rd Barnstable, 
Rep., Provincetown. Born there Nov. 19, 
1850; public schools. Dairy business; for- 
merly engaged in beef business and fol- 
lowed sea for 5 years. Masons, Odd Fel- 
lows. House 1912-1913-1914. Committees 
on labor, fisheries and game (ch.), towns. 

1915, fisheries and game (ch.), constitu- 
tional amendments. 



311 




SMITH, RALPH M., 2Gth Middlesex, 
Rep., Somerville. Born Provincetown, 
June 23, 1883; Somerville Latin school, Y. 
M. C. A. Law school. Lawyer. West 
Somerville board of trade. Clarendon 
club. Board of aldermen 1909-1910-1911 
(vice-pres. '10, pres. '11). House 1913- 
1914. Committee on military affairs, pub- 
lic service. 

1915, constitutional amendments, mer- 
cantile affairs (ch.). 

312 







SOUTHER, WILLIAM 0., JR., 3d Ply- 
mouth, Ind. Dem., Cohasset. Born Cohas- 
set, Feb. 8, 1880; public schools. Mason 
and builder, 6 years in business in Boston. 
Selectman 3 years, assessor 3 years, over- 
seers of the poor, chairman 3 years, I. 0. 
0. F. House 1914. Committee on consti- 
tutional amendments. 

1915, harbors and public lands. 



313 




ST AN WOOD, CHARLES ELMER, 1st 
Norfolk, Rep., Needham. Born St. Albans, 
Me., Feb. 19, 1863; Revere Grammar, New- 
buryport High, French's Commercial 
college. Public accountant and auditor. 
Auditor of Needham 2 years, selectman, 
overseer of the poor, board of health 4 
years (ch. board in last year), treasurer 
since March, 1005. Norfolk Republican 
club, Masons, Odd Fellows, Workmen, 
Shriners, Needham board of trade (pres.), 
House 1914. Committee on public lighting. 

1915, elections (ch.), public lighting. 

314 




STONE, JOSEPH FAYETTE, 4th Nor- 
folk, Rep., Canton. Born Prescott, Feb. 8, 
1858; Public schools, New Salem academy. 
Building contractor (25 years). School 
committee (3 years)", town committee (15 
years, ch. 5 years). Norfolk club, Blue 
Hill lodge, A. F. & A. M. (treas. and past 
master) ; Mt. Zion chapter, R. A. M. (past 
high priest); Cyprus commandery, K. T.; 
Hyde Park council, R. and S. M.; Aleppo 
Temple, A. A. O. N. M. S.; Ponkapoag 
grange. House 1914. Committee on taxa- 
tion. 

1915, labor, taxation. 
315 




STREETER, MERRILL E., 7th Hamp- 
den, Rep., Springfield. Born Wilbraham, 
August 2, 1850; public schools, Wilbraham 
academy. Carriage maker until 1909, 
since then cement construction. A. F. A. 
M. Republican city committee 3 years, 
common council 1 year, alderman 2 years. 
House 1913-1914. Committees on fisheries 
and game, federal relations. 

1915, federal relations, fisheries and 
game. 

316 




SULLIVAN, DENIS J., Dem., Salem. 
Born Peabody, July 24, 1889. Salem High 
school. Salesman. Knights of Columbus. 

1915, education. 



317 




SULLIVAN, JOHN F., 2d Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born Boston, May 17, 1875. Pub- 
lic schools, Holy Cross college. Chairman 
ward 2 democratic committee two years. 
House 1906-1907-1908-1914. Committees 
on printing and metropolitan affairs. A. 
O. H., Mass. Catholic Order of Foresters, 
associate member G. A. R., Jeffries Point 
Rowing association, East Boston Catholic 
association. 

1915, metropolitan affairs. 

318 




SULLIVAN, LEWIS R., 20th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born there August 29, 
1874; public schools. Auditor Boston Cen- 
tral Labor union, Ward 20 Democratic 
club, Dorchester Catholic club, vice-pres. 
Meeting House Hill Improvement Associa- 
tion. Knights of Columbus, Massachusetts 
Catholic Order of Foresters. Alternate to 
Democratic national convention 1912, 
Ward 20 Democratic committee. House 
1913-1914. Committee on constitutional 
amendments, public service. 

1915, taxation. 



319 




SULLIVAN, WILLIAM H., 19th Suffolk, 
Dem., Boston. Born Stoneham, Feb. 20, 
1869; public schools, Boston college, Bos- 
ton University Law school. Lawyer. 
Elks, Catholic Union, St. Alphonsus 
association, Roxbury Improvement soci- 
ety. House 1912. Committee on drainage. 

1915, judiciary. 



320 




TALBOT, EDMOND P., 9th Bristol, 
Dem., Fall River. Born Canada, April 21, 
1884. St. Mary's school, Kingston, N. Y.; 
Davol school, Fall River; St. Ann's Com- 
mercial College, Fall River. Pharmacist. 
Chairman board park commissioners, 
member eight years (sec. 2 yrs.), Knights 
of Columbus, Court St. Anne, C. O. F. 
(chief ranger); Calumet club (director), 
Loyal Order of Moose, Union St. Jean of 
America, Garde Napoleon; King Phillip 
Boat club, Cercle Canadien club, Mont- 
calm club, Franco Political club, honor- 
ary member Napoleon club. 

1915, labor. 

321 




TARBELL, WARREN E., 4th Worcester, 
Rep., East Brookfield. Born Worcester. 
Public schools. Republican state commit- 
tee. House 1906; committee on railroads. 
Masons, Odd Fellows, Elks, Red Men, 
Grange, Royal Arcanum, Worcester cham- 
(major), Co. C, 2d Infantry, M. V. M. (re- 
ber of commerce, Worcester Continentals 
tired 1st Lieut.), Worcester Light Infan 
try Veterans' association. 

1915, street railways. 
322 




TOLMAN, JAMES E.,.22d Essex, Rep., 
Gloucester. Born Gloucester, Nov. 8, 1867; 
public schools, Boston University law- 
school '09. Lawyer. Common council 3 
years (pres. 2 yrs.); mayor 1903-'04. 
House 1909-1914, committee on public 
lighting (clerk), legal affairs. Senate 
1910-1911; committees on bills in 3d read- 
ing (ch.), legal affairs, mercantile affairs, 
constitutional amendments, public light- 
ing. 

1915, public lighting (ch.). 



323 




WALL, GEORGE J., 16th Suffolk, Dem., 
Boston. Born Boston, June 11, 1889; gram- 
mar schools, Boston Latin, Boston College. 
Formerly reporter on Boston dailies, now 
in advertising department. Ward 16 Dem- 
ocratic committee. New England Order 
of Protection, Home Benefit association. 
House 1914. Committee on public institu- 
tions. 

1915, mercantile affairs. 



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WARNER, JOSEPH E, 4th Bristol, Rep., 
Taunton. Born there, May 16, 1884; public 
schools, Harvard 1906. Lawyer. Elks. 
City council 1907-'ll. House 1913-1914. 
Committee on ways and means. 

1915, wavs and means. 



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WASHBURN, ROBERT M., 22d Worces- 
ter, Rep., Worcester. Born there, Jan. 4, 
1868; public schools, Harvard college. 
Lawyer. Republican club of Massachu- 
setts^ Worcester County Republican club, 
Quinsigamond Boat club, Worcester club. 
Republican citv committee; House 1908- 
1909-1910-1911-1912-1913-1914. Committees 
on liquor law, libraries, special on South- 
bridge Savings bank, railroads (ch.), rules, 
public utilities (sp.) ways and means 
(ch.), street railways. 

1915, rules, railroads, street railways. 



326 




WEARE, SAMUEL W., 2Gth Essex, Rep., 
Salisbury. Born York, Me., Dec. 29, 1861. 
Public schools. Wheelwright and black- 
smith. Employed in AiheSbury carriage 
shops 1880-1898; in business since 1898. 
Treasurer and collector and constable, 
Salisbury, since 1905. Knights of Pythias 
(past chancel commander), representa- 
tive to grand lodge; Jr. O. U. A. M. (chief 
judge of state judiciary). Republican 
town committee, fire warden, truant of- 
ficer, Salisbury volunteer fire department. 

1915, public service. 



327 




WATERMAN, GEORGE B., 4th Berk- 
shire, Rep., Williamstown. Born Williams- 
town, July 10, 1862. Public schools, Glen 
seminary. Clerk and agent T. W. Rich- 
mond and National Express Cos; nine 
years coal and lumber business, Water- 
man & Moore; real estate and insurance. 
County commissioner (17 years) ; chair- 
man board of selectmen (2 years). House 
1895. Committee on cities. 

1915, banks and banking (ch.). 

328 




WESTON, THOMAS, JR., 4th Middlesex, 
Rep., Newton. Born Newton, Aug. 12, 
1875. Newton High, Harvard college 1895. 
Harvard Law school 1899. Lawyer. Board 
of aldermen 1904-1909; pres. 1908 and 1909. 
Massachusetts club, Middlesex club, Har- 
vard club of Boston, Twentieth Century 
club. 

1915, legal affairs. 



329 




WHITE, HARTLEY L, 8th Norfolk, 
Rep., Braintree. Born Holbrook. Massa- 
chusetts Institute of Technology. Civil 
engineer. Town engineer Braintree (20 
years.) Republican town committee. Bos- 
ton S6ciety of Civil Engineers, Rual lodge, 
A. F. & A. M., Quincy (past master) ; past 
Dist. Dep. old 24th dist. and new 26th 
dist.; Quincy commandery, K. T. 

1915, water supply. 



330 




WHITNEY, EDGAR H., 27th Suffolk, 
Rep., Winthrop. Born Dublin, N. H,; 
public and private schools. Merchant. 
House 1908, committee on roads and 
bridges. Masons, Odd Fellows, Royal 
Arcanum, Winthrop Yacht club. 

1915, public health. 



331 




WHITNEY, GEORGE A., 10th Worces- 
ter, Rep., Clinton. Born Peru, Vt., March 
10, 1854. Public, schools of Rindge, N. H., 
Gonant High School, Jaffrey, N. H. Taught 
district school in Rindge, worked in chair 
shops at Gardner (7 yrs.) caterer and ice 
cream manufacturer, Clinton (26 yrs.) 
Masons, I. O. O. F., Board of trade, 
Lambsdec club, Clinton Historical Society. 



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WILSON, HERBERT A., 25th Suffolk, 
Rep., Boston. Born there Nov. 27, 1<S70; 
public schools. Engineer; formerly in en- 
gineering department city of Boston for 22 
years. Ward 25 Republican club, Lincoln 
club, Neighborhood club, Aberdeen club, 
Faneuil Improvement Assoc.,' American 
Society of Civil Engineers. House 1913- 
1914. Committees on metropolitan af- 
fairs, education. 

1915, metropolitan affairs, banks and 
banking (ch.). 



333 




WING, HERBERT, 6th Bristol, Rep., 
Dartmouth, Born South Dartmouth, Sept. 
14, 1864. Public schools, Bryant & Strat- 
ton's commercial school, Providence. In- 
surance, real estate, farmer. Republican 
town committee 12 years (ch. 4 years), 
selectman, overseer of the poor, board of 
health six years (ch. 4 years), Masons, R. 
A. C, K. T.; South Bristol Farmers' club 
(treas.) House 1908-1914. Committees on 
drainage and fisheries and game, harbors 
and public lands. 

1915, election laws, harbors and public 
lands. 

334 




WOLFE, WALTER EDGAR, 6th Wor- 
cester, Dem., Auburn. Born Waveiiy, 
May 6, 1879. Public schools. Market 
gardener. Worcester chamber of com- 
merce, Market Gardeners' association. 

1915, agriculture. 



335 




WOODILL, HARRY C, 22d Middlesex, 
Rep., Melrose. Born Halifax, N. S., June 
16, 1872. Public schools, business college. 
Railroad salesman. Republican city com- 
mittee, board of registrars (8 years, ch. 6 
years), board of aldermen (1913-1914). 
Tally clerk republican national conven- 
tion, Chicago, 1912. Wyoming lodge, A. F. 
& A. M. 

1915, cities. 

336 




WORRALL, GEORGE M., 1st Bristol, 
Rep., Attleboro. Born Marshfield, Dec. 11, 
1869. Public schools of Pawtucket, R. L: 
East Greenwich Academy. Real estate and 
insurance. Formerly supt. of transporta- 
tion on street railway. A. F. A. M., I. O. O. 
F., Grange, board of trade, Bristol County 
Assessors' assoc. (vice-pres.), selectman 
(ch.), assessors (ch.), sewer committee 
(sec), new form of government commit- 
tee, school committee. House 1913-1914. 
Committees on street railways, election 
laws. 

1915, state house and libraries, street 
railways. 

337 




WALDRON, REV. DANIEL W., Chaplain 
of the house. Born Augusta, Me., Nov. 11, 
1840. Graduated from Bowdoin college in 
1862 and from Andover Theological sem- 
inary in 1866. Elected chaplain of the 
house in 1879 and re-elected each year 
since then. 



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