1916 Massachusetts legislature

The 137th Massachusetts General Court, consisting of the Massachusetts Senate and the Massachusetts House of Representatives, met in 1916.[1]

137th
Massachusetts General Court
136th 138th
Overview
Legislative bodyGeneral Court
Senate
Members40
House
Members240

SenatorsEdit

image name [1] date of birth [2] district [2]
Frank Bartlett
Sanford Bates July 17, 1884
William A. L. Bazeley 1872
Charles Sumner Beal August 14, 1856 1st Plymouth
James W. Bean May 11, 1866
John E. Beck May 10, 1869
Charles Donnell Brown June 5, 1862
James F. Cavanagh
Daniel J. Chapman January 18, 1878
Ezra W. Clark October 12, 1842
Herbert E. Cummings
Charles W. Eldridge October 16, 1877
George H. Ellis October 3, 1848
Frank S. Farnsworth
Wilton B. Fay
Charles L. Gifford March 15, 1871
Gurdon W. Gordon
James I. Green April 9, 1885
John W. Haigis July 31, 1881
Martin Hays October 14, 1876
Clarence Whitman Hobbs Jr. October 1, 1878
John B. Hull Jr. July 17, 1871
George H. Jackson March 9, 1865
Charles A. Kimball
Richard Knowles
Louis F. R. Langelier
George Edward Marchand December 22, 1877
Joseph W. Martin Jr. November 3, 1884
Orion T. Mason
Philip J. McGonagle October 21, 1871
Walter E. McLane
Edward F. McLaughlin June 6, 1883
W. Prentiss Parker December 11, 1857
E. Howard Perley
John F. Sheehan
James R. Tetler August 26, 1877
James P. Timilty March 28, 1865
Nathan A. Tufts April 15, 1879
Robert M. Washburn January 4, 1868
Henry Gordon Wells October 12, 1879

RepresentativesEdit

image name [1] date of birth [2] district [2]
Essex S. Abbott
Henry Achin Jr. June 30, 1883
George C. F. Allen 14th Essex
Philip R. Ammidon
Algodt N. Anderson
Charles H. Annis January 12, 1869
William M. Armstrong August 17, 1850
Benjamin S. Atwood
George W. P. Babb
James T. Bagshaw
Edmund Baker
William B. Baldwin September 18, 1854
Philip Hosmer Ball
Arthur W. Barker
William J. Barry 1861
Thomas William Baxter
Addison P. Beardsley
Joseph Belcher
Joseph J. Benson
James D. Bentley February 6, 1884
Jacob Bitzer January 16, 1865
Alvin E. Bliss
Cornelius Boothman
Eden K. Bowser
Manassah Edward Bradley
Thomas H. Brennan
James J. Brennan May 2, 1882
Clarence A. Briggs
Vincent Brogna
Fred Johnson Brown
Charles Henry Brown September 25, 1873
Daniel J. Buckley
George Bunting August 31, 1868
Arthur E. Burr
Frederick Butler
Fred E. Cady
Julius F. Carman August 7, 1861
Daniel W. Casey
Allison G. Catheron June 26, 1878
George Dudley Chamberlain
Albert Minot Chandler
Edward Earl Chapman
Charles Chapman
John W. Churchill November 17, 1853
Frederic F. Clauss
James Coffey May 17, 1849
Arthur Willard Colburn December 1, 1877
Benjamin G. Collins
Samuel I. Collins March 4, 1851
D. Herbert Cook June 2, 1851
Thomas J. Cooley
John J. Courtney
Channing H. Cox October 28, 1879
John W. Craig
Burton H. Crosby
Fred Wilder Cross September 15, 1868
John J. Cummings
George E. Curran
Edward N. Dahlborg
Samuel Davis June 4, 1866
Theodore H. Day
George F. Dennis
Thomas F. Donovan September 26, 1890
John L. Donovan June 3, 1876
Thomas E. Dowd
Frederic E. Dowling
George P. Drury
Edward B. Eames April 15, 1856
Carl C. Emery November 4, 1888
John P. Englert
John G. Faxon
Horace F. Field
Charles D. Fisher
Michael J. Fitzgerald March 10, 1878
John I. Fitzgerald July 18, 1882
William J. Foley March 2, 1887
Harry C. Foster August 27, 1871
Arthur W. Frail
Joseph E. Freeling
William P. French April 30, 1874
William F. French March 21, 1873
Harvey E. Frost October 2, 1875
Charles Benjamin Frothingham November 11, 1858
Mauran I. Furbish
Charles F. Garrity
Harry C. Gates
John Mellen Gibbs
Thomas J. Giblin
John J. Gillis
Nesbit G. Gleason
Fred Parker Greenwood
Julius Guild March 30, 1850
Edgar H. Hall
John Halliwell February 21, 1864
Walter A. Hardy December 15, 1866
Edward F. Harrington (state representative) August 10, 1878
James L. Harrop
George F. Hart November 9, 1859
Charles H. Hartshorn
William M. Haskins
James William Hayes
Matthew A. Higgins
Francis M. Hill
Kenneth Page Hill
John A. Hirsch 1861
William J. Holland
Peter Holt
Horace W. Hosie February 2, 1864
John C. Hull (politician) November 1, 1870
Charles N. James September 3, 1853
Henry W. Jarvis
Victor Francis Jewett
John G. Johnson May 23, 1864
Michael H. Jordan February 7, 1863
Thomas Martin Joyce
John Joseph Kearney
David Leon Kelley April 26, 1889
Edward I. Kelley
William W. Kennard
Robert T. Kent
Joseph O. Knox
Arthur F. Lamb
Ernest A. LaRocque
Charles S. Lawler
Joseph M. Levenson
John N. Levins
Fred Oliver Lewis June 12, 1878
George E. Lilley
Daniel Waldo Lincoln September 2, 1882
George A. Lindberg
George Washington Love
James MacFarlane Lyle
Frank E. Lyman September 15, 1866
Luther B. Lyman November 13, 1853
John H. Lynch October 28, 1884
James E. MacPherson
John P. Mahoney May 26, 1888
Lloyd Makepeace
Michael F. Malone
David Mancovitz August 15, 1877
Frank A. Manning
Felix A. Marcella
Robert B. Martin
John Edwin Maybury
John Henry McAllister
Peter F. McCarty
Joseph McGrath (American politician) December 20, 1890
James H. McInerney December 13, 1871
Frederick William McKenzie
Michael J. McNamee
Charles J. McNulty
Samuel H. Mildram
John Mitchell September 4, 1877
John L. Monahan
Wesley E. Monk August 1, 1874
Alfred James Moore August 7, 1891
Daniel T. Morrill
Edward G. Morris
James Morrison February 17, 1857
Frank Mulveny
John J. Murphy March 26, 1889
Dennis A. Murphy September 26, 1876
William A. Murray June 17, 1889
Kenneth L. Nash
Arthur N. Newhall
John P. Nickerson
Francis Norwood
John Joseph O'Brien
John Joseph O'Connell
James T. O'Dowd
Joseph A. Oakhem
James E. Odlin
Ambrose F. Ogden
John N. Osborne January 28, 1853
George E. Osgood
Peter C. Paradis
John H. Parker August 27, 1859
Ward Mayhew Parker
Chauncey Pepin
Harold L. Perrin
Edward Howland Perry
Joseph H. Perry May 4, 1869
Joseph C. Perry May 1, 1856
James E. Phelan October 21, 1884
Frederick Everett Pierce May 5, 1862
James Tracy Potter January 26, 1870
Francis Prescott
Albert T. Quiry
William C. Renne
George Louis Richards
Charles Freeman Rowley
Louis Hooker Ruggles
William F. Runnells February 18, 1865
G. Oscar Russell
John D. Ryan July 30, 1868
Edward Julius Sandberg October 21, 1866
Joseph A. Saunders
Frederick W. Schlapp
C. Burnside Seagrave
C. Edgar Searing
John Henry Sherburne 1877
Michael J. Sherry
Samuel Silverman
Allston M. Sinnott
Jerome S. Smith
Fitz-Henry Smith Jr.
William O. Souther Jr.
Joseph Fayette Stone February 8, 1858
Merrill E. Streeter
Denis J. Sullivan July 24, 1889
William H. Sullivan February 20, 1869
Simon Swig 1862
James E. Tolman November 8, 1867
Albert Mason Tyler
George J. Wall
Robert J. Ware
Joseph E. Warner May 16, 1884
George B. Waterman
William E. Weeks 1880
Thomas Weston, Jr
Albert L. Whitman
Edgar H. Whitney
Waterman Lester Williams August 10, 1867
Alvin R. Wilson
Herbert A. Wilson November 27, 1870
Walter Edgar Wolfe
Isaac U. Wood
William H. Woodhead September 17, 1860
Harry C. Woodill
George M. Worrall
Benjamin Loring Young 1885

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Who's Who in State Politics. Boston: Practical Politics. 1916.
  2. ^ a b c d "Annual Register of the Executive and Legislative Departments of the Government of Massachusetts, 1916" (PDF), Journal of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts – via State Library of Massachusetts

Further readingEdit

  • Number of assessed polls, registered voters and persons who voted in each voting precinct in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the state, city and town elections (1915), Secretary of the Commonwealth, 1916, hdl:2452/43507
  • Manual for the Use of the General Court. Boston: Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 1916.
  • Souvenir of Massachusetts Legislators: 1916. A. M. Bridgman. 1916. hdl:2452/43362.
  • "Court ban on apportionment", Boston Daily Globe, September 9, 1916, Declares Constitution transgressed by 'glaring' and 'flagrant' violations of prescribed equality in Suffolk County redistricting

External linksEdit

  • Massachusetts General Court, Bills (Legislative Documents) and Journals: 1916, hdl:2452/303855
  • Massachusetts Acts and Resolves: 1916, hdl:2452/60138