Alvan Tufts Fuller

Alvan Tufts Fuller

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 30 Apr 1958 (aged 80)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial North Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 7146608 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, Massachusetts Governor. In 1920, he opened the Packard Motor Car Company in Boston, one of the first automobile dealerships in Massachusetts, which made him one of the state's wealthiest men. Entering politics, he was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives in 1915 and was elected as an Independent Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth Congress, serving (1917-21). After his term, he was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, (1921-24) and elected as a Republican the 50th Governor of Massachusetts, (1924-29). During his tenure, a budget deficit was reduced, state agencies were restructured and the controversial Sacco and Vanezzeti murder case was dealt with. After leaving office, he returned to his automotive business, serving as chairman of the board of the Cadillac-Oldsmobile Company, until 1949. He died in retirement at age 80.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 7146608
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvan Tufts Fuller (27 Feb 1878–30 Apr 1958), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7146608, citing East Cemetery, North Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .