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  Collins, Patrick A.
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NamePatrick A. Collins
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Boston, Massachusetts , United States
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Born March 12, 1844
DiedSeptember 13, 1905 (61 years)
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Apr 08, 2017 11:20pm
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InfoCOLLINS, Patrick Andrew, a Representative from Massachusetts; born near Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland, March 12, 1844; immigrated to the United States with his parents, who settled in Chelsea, Mass., in 1848; attended the common schools; learned the upholstery trade; member of the State house of representatives in 1868 and 1869; served in the State senate in 1870 and 1871; studied law at the Harvard Law School and in Boston; was admitted to the bar in 1871 and practiced in Boston; judge advocate general of Massachusetts in 1875; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1876, 1880, 1888, and 1892; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth, Forty-ninth, and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1889); was not a candidate for renomination in 1888; resumed the practice of law; consul general at London from May 6, 1893, to May 17, 1897, under President Cleveland’s administration; again engaged in the practice of his profession, served as mayor of Boston 1902-1905; died while on a visit to Hot Springs, Va., on September 13, 1905; interment in Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass.


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