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John Andrew Sullivan

American politician

Died when: 59 years 21 days (708 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

John Andrew Sullivan

John Andrew Sullivan (May 10, 1868 – May 31, 1927) was a U.S.Representative from Massachusetts.Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Sullivan attended the common and high schools.He was graduated from the Boston University Law School in 1896.He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Boston, Massachusetts.He served as member of the Massachusetts State Senate 1900-1902.

Sullivan was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907).He declined to be a candidate for renomination.He resumed the practice of law in Boston, Massachusetts.

He was appointed a member of the Boston Finance Commission in July 1907 and served until the commission expired.In June 1909, Sullivan became chairman of the permanent Boston Finance Commission.

He resigned in 1914 to become corporation counsel of Boston.Later, he was a lecturer on municipal government at Harvard University in 1912 and 1913 and then at Boston University Law School from 1920-1925.

Sullivan resumed the practice of his profession in Boston.He died in Scituate, Massachusetts, May 31, 1927 and was interred in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Massachusetts.


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