William Joseph Granfield

William Joseph Granfield

Birth
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 28 May 1959 (aged 69)
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7481764 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Williston Academy, in 1910, from the law school of the University of Notre Dame, in 1913, was admitted to the bar in 1916 and commenced to practice law in Springfield, Massachusetts. He served in the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1917-19) and was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, (1924, 28). In 1930, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William K. Kaynor, reelected to the Seventy-second, Seventy-third, and Seventy-fourth Congresses, serving until 1937. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was appointed presiding justice of the district court of Springfield, Massachusetts and served until his retirement in 1949.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7481764
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Joseph Granfield (18 Dec 1889–28 May 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7481764, citing Saint Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .