Frederick Huntington Gillett

Photo added by Douglas Krause

Frederick Huntington Gillett

Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 31 Jul 1935 (aged 83)
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 11743 · View Source
Suggest Edits

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He graduated from Amherst College, in 1874, from the law department of Harvard University, in 1877, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was assistant attorney general of Massachusetts, (1879-82) and a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1890-91). In 1893, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress and to the next fifteen succeeding Congresses, serving until 1925. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1925-31). After his term, he engaged in literary pursuits and later died in retirement at age 83.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

Family Members



Assistant Attorney General - Massachusetts 1879-1882
Massachusetts House of Representatives 1890-1891
Member of Congress 1893-1925
Speaker of the House of Representatives 1919-1925
United States Senator 1925-1931

Loyal to Duty - Honor - Country



How famous was Frederick Huntington Gillett?

Current rating:

16 votes

to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 13 Aug 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11743
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Huntington Gillett (16 Oct 1851–31 Jul 1935), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11743, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .