John Francis Xavier "Jack" Davoren (July 27, 1915 – August 24, 1997) was a U.S. politician who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1955–1967 and Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth from 1967–1974. While in the house, he served as the House Majority Leader from 1962–1964 and Speaker from 1964 to 1967. Davoren left the House of Representatives in 1967 after he was elected Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Nathaniel Prentice Banks, Massachusetts governor, member of the House of Representatives, Union General in the #CivilWar
Merrimack, NH (PRWEB) May 2007 -- The House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has honored The National Guild of Hypnotists for
While in bondage, John Adams Hyman repeatedly broke laws prohibiting his education so he could learn to read and write, and as a result, was sold at least eight times. After his emancipation, Hyman sought with equal determination to become the first black U.S. Representative from North Carolina. Though the shy legislator made no speeches on the House Floor, a letter to Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts, written in 1872, demonstrated his eloquence. “If [an African American] is a man,”…
The Sacred Cod of Massachusetts, also known simply as the Sacred Cod, is a carving of a codfish that hangs in the House of Representatives chamber of the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.
Quinn - Former Massachusetts attorney and former politician. Quinn was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1957 to 1969 and the speaker of that body from 1967 to He was (January
LGBTQ-Raffi Freedman-Gurspan Freedman-Gurspan is the first openly trans member of staff at the White House and the first openly transgender legislative staffer to work in the Massachusetts house of representatives.