Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Tague, Peter Francis

Tague, Peter Francis, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., June 4, 1871; attended the public schools and graduated from Frothingham and English High Schools; engaged in the blacksmith and contractor supply business and later in the manufacture of chemicals; member of the Boston Common Council 1894-1896; member of the State house of representatives in 1897 and 1898 and in 1913 and 1914; served in the State senate in 1899 and 1900; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1919); successfully contested the election of John F. Fitzgerald to the Sixty-sixth Congress; unsuccessful candidate for mayor in 1917; reelected to the Sixty-seventh and Sixty-eighth Congresses and served from October 23, 1919, to March 3, 1925; was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress; resumed the manufacture of chemicals in Boston, Mass.; appointed assessor of Boston in 1930; chairman of the election commission of Boston in 1930; appointed postmaster in 1936, serving as acting postmaster until April 2, 1937, when he took the oath as postmaster, and served until his death in Boston, Mass., September 17, 1941; interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Mass.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Tague, Peter Francis," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1892 Original Sources, accessed September 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCC28XKXBDN3YDX.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Tague, Peter Francis." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1892, Original Sources. 19 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCC28XKXBDN3YDX.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Tague, Peter Francis' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1892. Original Sources, retrieved 19 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DCC28XKXBDN3YDX.