Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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McCormack, John William,

McCormack, John William, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 21, 1891; attended the public school; studied law in a private law office; was admitted to the bar in 1913 and began practice in Boston, Mass.; member of the State constitutional convention in 1917 and 1918; during the First World War served in the United States Army in 1917 and 1918; served in the State house of representatives 1920-1922; member of the State senate 1923-1926, serving as Democratic floor leader in 1925 and 1926; delegate to all Democratic State conventions since 1920; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1932, 1940, 1944, and 1948; elected as a Democrat to the Seventieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James A. Gallivan and on the same day was elected to the Seventy-first Congress; reelected to the Seventy-second and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served from November 6, 1928, to January 3, 1949; majority floor leaden from September 16, 1940, to January 3, 1947, and minority whip from January 3, 1947, to January 3, 1949. Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "McCormack, John William,," 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.1526 Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SKWUUSN8YPAIQM.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "McCormack, John William,." 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.1526, Original Sources. 27 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SKWUUSN8YPAIQM.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'McCormack, John William,' 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.1526. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4SKWUUSN8YPAIQM.