Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Coolidge, Marcus Allen

Coolidge, Marcus Allen (son of Frederick Spaulding Coolidge), a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., October 6, 1865; attended the public schools and Bryant & Stratton Commercial College at Boston, Mass.; employed by his father in the manufacture of chairs and rattan; moved to Fitchburg, Mass., in 1895; engaged in the contracting business, building street railways, water works, and bridges, 1883-1995, and in the manufacture of machine tools in 1905; mayor of Fitchburg in 1916; served as chairman and treasurer of the Wilson Advisory Committee in 1916; appointed in 1919 by President Wilson as special envoy to Poland representing the Peace Commission; chairman of the DemocraticState convention in 1920; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1920 and 1924; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Smith and Robinson in 1928; trustee and president of Cushing Academy at Ashburnham, Mass.; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1931, to January 3, 1937; was not a candidate for renomination in 1936; resumed his former business pursuits and resided in Fitchburg, Mass.; died at Miami Beach, Fla., January 23, 1947; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Westminster, Mass.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Coolidge, Marcus Allen," 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.1015 1016. Original Sources, accessed July 21, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBP7E5D51X8T64B.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Coolidge, Marcus Allen." 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.1015, page 1016. Original Sources. 21 Jul. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBP7E5D51X8T64B.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Coolidge, Marcus Allen' 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.1015, pp.1016. Original Sources, retrieved 21 July 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBP7E5D51X8T64B.