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  Coolidge, Marcus A.
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NameMarcus A. Coolidge
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Westminster, Massachusetts , United States
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Born October 06, 1865
DiedJanuary 23, 1947 (81 years)
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Infoborn in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., October 6, 1865; attended the public schools and Bryant & Stratton Commercial College at Boston, Mass.; employed by his father in the manufacture of chairs and rattan; moved to Fitchburg, Mass., in 1895; engaged in the contracting business, building street railways, water works, and bridges 1883-1905, and in the manufacture of machine tools in 1905; mayor of Fitchburg 1916; appointed in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson as special envoy to Poland representing the Peace Commission; chairman of the Democratic State convention in 1920; trustee and president of Cushing Academy at Ashburnham, Mass.; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1931, to January 3, 1937; was not a candidate for renomination in 1936; chairman, Committee on Immigration (Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses); resumed his former business pursuits and resided in Fitchburg, Mass.; died at Miami Beach, Fla., January 23, 1947; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Westminster, Ma


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  11/04/1930 MA US Senate Won 54.01% (+9.34%)
  09/16/1930 MA US Senate - D Primary Won 40.71% (+13.31%)
  07/09/1924 US President - D Convention Lost 0.03% (-26.30%)
  11/02/1920 MA Lt. Governor Lost 28.88% (-25.21%)
  11/08/1904 MA District 04 Lost 33.91% (-27.52%)
  11/04/1902 MA District 04 Lost 36.01% (-17.37%)
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