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  Fitzgerald, John F.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameJohn F. Fitzgerald
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Boston, Massachusetts , United States
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Born February 11, 1863
DiedOctober 02, 1950 (87 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 04, 2015 01:42am
Tags Irish - Catholic -
InfoFITZGERALD, John Francis, (grandfather of John Fitzgerald Kennedy; grandfather of Edward Moore Kennedy; grandfather of Robert Francis Kennedy; great-grandfather of Joseph P. Kennedy II; great-grandfather of Patrick Kennedy), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., February 11, 1863; was graduated from the Eliot Grammar School and from the Boston Latin School; attended Harvard Medical School for one year; held a position in the Boston customhouse from 1886 to 1891; member of the Boston Common Council in 1892; member of the State senate in 1893 and 1894; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1901); was not a candidate for renomination in 1900; mayor of Boston in 1906, 1907, and 1910-1914; engaged in the insurance and investment business; also owner of a weekly newspaper; chairman of the Massachusetts delegation to the Democratic National Convention in 1912; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1916; presented credentials as a Democratic Member-elect to the Sixty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1919, until October 23, 1919, when he was succeeded by Peter F. Tague, who contested his election; resumed his newspaper activities and also engaged as an investment banker; unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1922; member of the Port of Boston Authority 1934-1948; died in Boston, Mass., October 2, 1950; interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.


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FAMILY
Wife Mary Josephine "Josie" Hannon Fitzgerald Sep 18, 1889-Oct 02, 1950
Daughter Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy 1890-1995
Grandson John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917-1963
Granddaughter Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver 1921-2009
Granddaughter Patricia Kennedy Lawford 1924-2006
Grandson Robert Francis Kennedy 1925-1968
Granddaughter Jean Kennedy Smith 1928-
Grandson Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy 1932-2009

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RACES
  09/15/1942 MA US Senate - D Primary Lost 33.79% (-11.67%)
  09/16/1930 MA Governor - D Primary Lost 39.42% (-15.26%)
  11/07/1922 MA Governor Lost 45.42% (-6.82%)
  11/05/1918 MA District 10 - Revised Vote Totals Lost 45.58% (-2.19%)
  11/05/1918 MA District 10 Won 47.28% (+1.55%)
  09/24/1918 MA District 10 - D Primary Won 50.25% (+0.50%)
  11/07/1916 MA US Senate Lost 45.31% (-6.37%)
  01/14/1913 MA US Senate Lost 0.74% (-58.09%)
  01/11/1910 Boston Mayor Won 49.47% (+1.48%)
  12/10/1907 Boston Mayor Lost 39.99% (-2.42%)
  12/12/1905 Boston Mayor Won 47.50% (+8.76%)
  11/08/1898 MA District 09 Won 48.68% (+22.93%)
  11/03/1896 MA District 9 Won 54.74% (+24.12%)
  11/06/1894 MA District 9 Won 53.26% (+8.90%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MA US President - D Primary - Apr 26, 1932 D Alfred E. Smith