List of Massachusetts State Deputies of the Knights of Columbus

The Massachusetts State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus is the highest official in the Knights of Columbus within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

State Deputy[1][2] Term Council Total Members Total Councils
James E. Hayes 1893–1897 Bunker Hill Council #62 ~6,000[3] 73[3]
Edward L. Hearn 1897–1899 Coeur de Leon Council #87 ~11,000[4]
James F. Cavanagh 1899–1901 Everett Council #97 12,873[5] 122 [6]
Joseph C. Pelletier 1901–1906 Franklin Council #168 16,435[7] 127[7]
Daniel F. Buckley 1906–1908 North Easton Council #238 19,033[8] 130[8]
William J. O'Brien 1908–1912 Robert Fulton Council #134 23,742[9] 138[9]
Louis T. Watson 1912–1916 Brighton Council #121 31,815[10] 142[10]
Daniel J. Gallagher 1916–1918 Dorchester Lower Mills Council #180 34,466[11]
William J. Day 1918–1921 Bunker Hill Council #62 72,076[12]
William C. Prout 1921–1924 Back Bay Council #331 67,891[13][nb 1] 154[13]
Edmund J. Brandon 1924–1927 Cambridge Council #74 58,557[14]
John E. Swift 1927–1930 Valencia Council #80 51,859 [15] 155[16]
Joseph M. Kirby 1930–1934 Fr. John B. DeValles Council #213 42,587[16] 155[16]
Joseph H. Martin 1934–1936 Taunton Council #82 38,847[16]
Patrick J. Moynihan 1936–1938 Abp. John J. Williams Council #1308 37,971[17] 153[17]
John J. Spillane 1938–1940 Crusader Council #2706 36,697[18][nb 2]
Walter G. Powers 1940–1942 Taunton Council #82 34,971[19] 148[20]
Frank W. Tomasello 1942–1944 North Quincy Council #22592 34,312[20] 148[20]
James H. Flanagan 1944–1946 Jamaica Plain Council #120 38,013[21] 152[21]
Joseph L. Francis 1946–1948 Dorchester Lower Mills Council #180 44,713[22] 154[22]
John W. McDevitt 1948–1950 Santa Maria Council #105 44,713[23] 154[23]
Joseph P. Lally 1950–1952 Mount Pleasant Council #98 47,942[24] 154[24]
Daniel J. Fitzgerald 1952–1954 Home City Council #63 50,157[25] 162[25]
Thomas J. Spring 1954–1956 Columbus Council #116 57,353[26] 174[26]
James H. Norton 1956–1958 Redberry Council #117 62,411[27] 183[27]
Thomas G. Feenan 1958–1960 Dorchester Lower Mills Council #180 66,651[28] 193[28]
Joseph E. Boothroyd 1960–1962 Maynard Council #2121 67,397[29] 203[29]
John T. Howland 1962–1964 Msgr. James J. Chittick Council #89 68,221[30] 206[30]
John J. McCullough 1964–1966 Reading Council #1031 68,517[31] 209[32]
John M. Cataldo 1966–1968 Ausonia Council #1513 65,517[33] 211[34]
John E. Nugent 1968–1970 North Cambridge Council #269 63,561 [35] 211[36]
Gerard M. O'Meara 1970–1972 Dorchester Lower Mills Council #180 60,203[37] 212[37]
Michael E. Faherty 1972–1974 North Quincy Council #2259 59,414[38] 208[39]
Joseph Arena 1974–1976 St. Francis Council #2962 60,323 [40] 207[40]
Francis A. Sheehan 1976–1978 Northampton Council #480 59,447[41] 207[41]
John J. Donovan 1978–1980 Norwood Council #252 59,548[42] 207[42]
Newman A. Flanagan 1980–1982 Cardinal O'Connell Council #2919 59,496[43] 209[43]
Kenneth C. Pearson 1982–1984 Stoneham Council #489 56,835[44]
Edmond J. Benoit 1984–1986 Mumford Council #365 55,730[45]
Walter L. Almond 1986–1988 Belmont Council #332 54,883[46]
John J. Rigali 1988–1990 Fairview Council #4044 53,883[47]
John F. Oteri 1990–1992 Columbus Council #116 53,547[48] 217[48]
Kenneth N. Ryan 1992–1994 Pere Marquette Council #271
P. Frank Fougere 1994–1996 Coeur de Leon Council #87
Peter J. Giordano 1996–1998 Belmont Council #332 225[49]
James R. Sawyer 1998–2000 Falmouth Council #813 ~50,000[50]
James W. Devine 2000–2001 Holyoke Council #90
Thomas M. Ledbetter 2001–2004 Mt. Pleasant Council #98 ~46,000[51]
Richard F. Guerriero 2004–2006 St Francis Xavier Council #5027 ~46,000[52]
Vincent M. Rumasuglia 2006–2008 St. Raphael's Council # 11628
William F. Donovan 2008–2010 Walpole Council # 1319 ~45,000[53]
Michael J. Baldner 2010–2012 Dorchester Council #107
Peter K. Healy 2012–2014 Fitchburg Council #99 ~43,000[54] 270[55]
Russell A. Steinbach 2014–2016 Dorchester #107 ~40,000[56] 273[56]
Paul G. O'Sullivan 2016–2018 Foxboro/Sharon #6063 287[57]
Paul A. Flanagan[58] 2018-2020 San Salvador #200 36,550[57] 290[59]
Michael Lesperence 2020- Milville #11020

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Membership peaked in 1922 with 72,943 knights.[13]
  2. ^ Membership dipped in 1939 but then rose in 1940 for the first time in several years.[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Officers". Massachusetts Knights of Columbus. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
  2. ^ Lapomarda, S.J., Vincent A. (1992). The Knights of Columbus in Massachusetts (second ed.). Norwood, Massachusetts: Knights of Columbus Massachusetts State Council.
  3. ^ a b "3 Feb 1897, 6 - The Boston Globe at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
  4. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 6.
  5. ^ "6 Feb 1901, 14 - The Boston Globe at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
  6. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 10.
  7. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 13.
  8. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 15.
  9. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 19.
  10. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 21.
  11. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 25.
  12. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 27.
  13. ^ a b c Lapomarda 1992, p. 34.
  14. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 37.
  15. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 39.
  16. ^ a b c d Lapomarda 1992, p. 42.
  17. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 49.
  18. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 52.
  19. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 55.
  20. ^ a b c Lapomarda 1992, p. 58.
  21. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 64.
  22. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 67.
  23. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 69.
  24. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 72.
  25. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 76.
  26. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 78.
  27. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 82.
  28. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 85.
  29. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 88.
  30. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 91.
  31. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 95.
  32. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 96.
  33. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 98.
  34. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 99.
  35. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 102.
  36. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 101.
  37. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 105.
  38. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 108.
  39. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 107.
  40. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 111.
  41. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 114.
  42. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 117.
  43. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 120.
  44. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 126.
  45. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 128.
  46. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 132.
  47. ^ Lapomarda 1992, p. 135.
  48. ^ a b Lapomarda 1992, p. 138.
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  53. ^ "Knights of Columbus install new officers". www.thebostonpilot.com. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
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  55. ^ "Mass State Council of the Knights of Columbus". The Good Catholic Life. 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
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  57. ^ a b "Knights of Columbus – Massachusetts State Council". Retrieved 2021-03-10.
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  59. ^ "Knights of Columbus – Massachusetts State Council". Retrieved 2019-10-08.

Works citedEdit

  • Lapomarda, Vincent A. (1992). The Knights of Columbus in Massachusetts (second ed.). Norwood, Massachusetts: Knights of Columbus Massachusetts State Council.