Allen T. Treadway

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Allen Towner Treadway
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1913 – January 3, 1945
Preceded by George P. Lawrence
Succeeded by John W. Heselton
President of the Massachusetts
State Senate[1]
In office
January, 1909 – January, 1911
Member of the
Massachusetts Senate
In office
1908–1911
Personal details
Born (1867-09-16)September 16, 1867
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Died February 16, 1947(1947-02-16) (aged 79)
Washington, D.C.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sylvia S. Shares[2]
Children Heaton Ives, Charles Denton Treadway[3]
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Allen Towner Treadway (September 16, 1867 – February 16, 1947) was a Massachusetts Republican who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, as a member, and President of, the Massachusetts Senate[2] and a member of the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1913 until January 3, 1945. Treadway represented Massachusetts's first congressional district for sixteen consecutive terms.

Treadway was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts to William Denton Treadway and Harriet (Heaton) Treadway.[3] Treadway graduated from Amherst College in 1886. He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1904, and in the Massachusetts Senate from 1908 to 1911. He is buried in Stockbridge Cemetery, in his home town of Stockbridge.

Legacy[edit]

Treadway once owned the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, the Inn has a room named for him.[2]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Coolidge, Henry D. (1921), A Manual for the Use of the General Court for 1921, Boston, MA: The Massachusetts General Court, p. 259. 
  2. ^ a b c Eliot, Samuel Atkins (1913), Biographical history of Massachusetts: Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State, Volume IV, Boston, MA: Massachusetts Biographical Society. 
  3. ^ a b Eliot, Samuel Atkins (1913), Biographical history of Massachusetts: Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State, Volume IV, Boston, MA: Massachusetts Biographical Society. 
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George P. Lawrence
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 1st congressional district

1913— 1945
Succeeded by
John W. Heselton
Political offices
Preceded by
William D. Chapple
President of the Massachusetts Senate
January, 1909— January, 1911
Succeeded by
Levi H. Greenwood