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  Rockwell, Francis W.
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NameFrancis W. Rockwell
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Pittsfield, Massachusetts , United States
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Born May 26, 1844
DiedJune 26, 1929 (85 years)
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Jan 05, 2015 08:02pm
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InfoROCKWELL, Francis Williams, (son of Julius Rockwell), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass., on May 26, 1844; attended the public schools and Edwards Place School, Stockbridge, Mass.; was graduated from Amherst (Mass.) College in 1868 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1871; commenced the practice of law in Pittsfield in 1871; appointed one of the special justices of the district court of central Berkshire in 1873, resigning in 1875; served in the State house of representatives in 1879; served in the State senate in 1881 and 1882; elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George D. Robinson; reelected to the Forty-ninth, Fiftieth, and Fifty-first Congresses and served from January 17, 1884, to March 3, 1891; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; resumed the practice of law in Pittsfield, Mass., until 1916 when he retired; president of the City Savings Bank 1893-1916; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1900; member of the Greylock Reservation Commission 1898-1926; died in Pittsfield, Mass., June 26, 1929; interment in Pittsfield Cemetery.


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  11/04/1890 MA District 12 Lost 47.48% (-1.55%)
  11/06/1888 MA District 12 Won 52.13% (+7.11%)
  11/02/1886 MA District 12 Won 49.56% (+3.97%)
  11/04/1884 MA District 12 Won 51.78% (+8.58%)
  01/17/1884 MA District 12 - Special Election Won 56.78% (+13.56%)
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