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  Curley, James Michael
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameJames Michael Curley
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Boston, Massachusetts , United States
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Born November 20, 1874
DiedNovember 12, 1958 (83 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
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Jan 03, 2018 09:19pm
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Infoa Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., November 20, 1874; attended the public schools of Boston; salesman for Logan, Johnston & Co., a bakers´┐Ż and confectioners´┐Ż supply firm; engaged in the real-estate and insurance business; member of the Boston common council in 1900 and 1901; served in the State house of representatives in 1902 and 1903; member of the Boston board of aldermen 1904-1909; member of the Boston City Council in 1910 and 1911; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1911, until his resignation, effective February 4, 1914, having been elected mayor of Boston, in which capacity he served from 1914 to 1918; president of Hibernia Savings Bank, Boston, Mass.; again served as mayor, 1922-1926 and 1930-1934; Governor of Massachusetts 1935-1937; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for the United States Senate in 1936; unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Boston in 1938 and again in 1941; member of the Democratic National Committee in 1941 and 1942; elected to the Seventy-eighth and Seventy-ninth Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1947); was not a candidate for renomination in 1946; again elected mayor of Boston on November 5, 1946, and served until January 1950; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for mayor of Boston in 1951 and again in 1955; appointed a member of the State Labor Relations Commission in 1957; died in Boston, Mass., November 12, 1958; interment in Old Calvary Cemetery.

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  09/27/1955 Boston Mayor - Primary Lost 18.59% (-20.57%)
  11/06/1951 Boston Mayor Lost 33.11% (-33.76%)
  09/25/1951 Boston Mayor - Primary Won 38.07% (+0.00%)
  11/08/1949 Boston Mayor Lost 42.43% (-4.02%)
  11/06/1945 Boston Mayor Won 45.74% (+21.03%)
  11/07/1944 MA District 11 Won 65.63% (+31.26%)
  07/11/1944 MA District 11 - D Primary Won 52.13% (+25.19%)
  11/03/1942 MA District 11 Won 69.26% (+38.52%)
  09/15/1942 MA District 11 - D Primary Won 55.78% (+14.80%)
  11/04/1941 Boston Mayor Lost 43.49% (-3.49%)
  11/08/1938 MA Governor Lost 44.96% (-8.36%)
  09/20/1938 MA Governor - D Primary Won 41.13% (+8.24%)
  11/02/1937 Boston Mayor Lost 29.46% (-9.10%)
  11/03/1936 MA US Senate Lost 41.02% (-7.51%)
  09/15/1936 MA US Senate- D Primary Won 62.97% (+36.15%)
  11/06/1934 MA Governor Won 49.65% (+7.35%)
  09/20/1934 MA Governor - D Primary Won 64.13% (+34.62%)
  11/05/1929 Boston Mayor Won 53.79% (+8.95%)
  11/04/1924 MA Governor Lost 42.19% (-13.84%)
  12/13/1921 Boston Mayor Won 46.03% (+1.44%)
  12/18/1917 Boston Mayor Lost 32.67% (-10.28%)
  01/13/1914 Boston Mayor Won 53.54% (+7.08%)
  11/05/1912 MA District 12 Won 48.81% (+19.27%)
  11/08/1910 MA District 10 Won 56.29% (+12.62%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MA US President - D Primary - Apr 26, 1932 D Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Boston Mayor - Nov 03, 1925 D Theodore A. Glynn