Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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O’connell, Joseph Francis

O’connell, Joseph Francis, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., December 7, 1872; attended the Mather School of Boston and prepared for college at St. Mary’s Parochial School; was graduated from Boston College in 1893 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1896; was admitted to the Suffolk bar in 1897 and commenced practice in Boston; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1911); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1910; resumed the practice of law in Boston, Mass.; delegate to the Democratic National Convention at Baltimore in 1912 and at San Francisco in 1920; member of the Massachusetts constitutional convention 1918-1920; appointed member of the National Conference on Uniform State Laws by Gov. David I. Walsh September 2, 1914; reappointed by each succeeding Governor until his death; member of the State commission to revise the charter of the city of Boston in 1923; professor of law and vice president of the board of trustees of Suffolk Law School, Boston, Mass.; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate in 1930 and for mayor of Boston in 1933; trustee of the George Robert White Fund for creating health centers; died in Boston, Mass., December 10, 1942; interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury, Mass.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "O’connell, Joseph 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.1627 Original Sources, accessed September 18, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKJ84EQA1LRJLKR.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'O’connell, Joseph 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.1627. Original Sources, retrieved 18 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKJ84EQA1LRJLKR.