Marcus Allen Coolidge

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Marcus Allen Coolidge

Birth
Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 23 Jan 1947 (aged 81)
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7505444 · View Source
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US Senator. He attended Bryant and Stratton Commercial College Boston and was employed by his father in the manufacture of chairs. He moved to Fitchburg, Massachusetts, in 1895, where he engaged in the contracting business of building street railways, water works, bridges (1883-1905) and in the manufacture of machine tools in 1905. He was Mayor of Fitchburg, in 1916, president of Cushing Academy at Ashburnham, appointed by President Woodrow Wilson as special envoy to Poland representing the Peace Commission, in 1919 and was chairman of the Democratic Massachusetts State convention in 1920. In 1931, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1937. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his former business pursuits until his death at age 81.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7505444
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marcus Allen Coolidge (6 Oct 1865–23 Jan 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7505444, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .