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  Smith, II, Benjamin A.
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NameBenjamin A. Smith, II
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Gloucester, Massachusetts , United States
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Born March 26, 1916
DiedSeptember 06, 1991 (75 years)
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InfoA Senator from Massachusetts; born in Gloucester, Essex County, Mass., March 26, 1916; attended Gloucester public schools and graduated from Governor Dummer Academy; graduated from Harvard University in 1939; during the Second World War served as a lieutenant in the United States Navy with service in the Pacific Theater 1941-1945; president of Merchants Box Factory, Cape Ann Fisheries, Inc., United Fisheries Co., Gloucester By-Products, Inc., and Gloucester Community Pier Association, Inc.; mayor of Gloucester, Mass., 1954-1955; appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate on December 27, 1960, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John F. Kennedy and served until November 6, 1962; was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy in 1962; lived in Gloucester, Mass., until his death on September 6, 1991; interment in Calvary Cemetery.


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