Harrison Henry Atwood
|Harrison Henry Atwood|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 10th district
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
|Preceded by||Michael J. McEttrick|
|Succeeded by||Samuel J. Barrows|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives Eighth Suffolk district|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Born||August 26, 1863
North Londonderry, Vermont
|Died||October 22, 1954
|Children||Harrison Henry Atwood, Jr., August Stein Atwood|
Harrison Henry Atwood (August 26, 1863 – October 22, 1954) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1896, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1923, 1924, 1927, and 1928.
Born at the home of his grandmother in North Londonderry, Vermont, Atwood attended the public schools of Boston, Massachusetts. He studied architecture and engaged in that profession in Boston. Atwood was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897). Atwood defeated incumbent Democrat Michael J. McEttrick.
Atwood was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress. He resumed his former profession in Boston. He was again a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1915, 1917, 1918, 1923, 1924, 1927, and 1928.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress. He resumed his profession as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts. He moved to Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, in April 1938. He died in Boston, Massachusetts, October 22, 1954. He was interred in Forest Hills Cemetery.
- 1887-89 Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the Eighth Suffolk district
- 1887-89 Member of the Republican State Committee.
- 1888-94 Member and secretary of the Boston Republican City Committee.
- 1888 and 1892 Delegate to the Republican National Convention.
- 1889-90 City Architect of Boston, designed the Bowditch School, the Congress Street Fire Station, and the Harvard Avenue Fire Station, all on the National Register of Historic Places. Atwood also designed several churches for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.
- Harrison Henry Atwood at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Harrison H. Atwood at Find-A-Grave
- Official Congressional Directory By United States Congress
This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
Buildings on the National Register of Historic Places designed by H.H. Atwood
- FIGHTING 10TH. District Captured by the Republicans. Atwood Leads in the Exciting Race. Elected to Congress Beyond Doubt. McEttrick Second and 1029 Behind. But He Led McNary by No Less Than 1655 Votes. Fitzgerald in 9th Defeats Jesse M. Gove. Both Cronan and Coakley Left Out in the Cold. FITZGERALED'S FIGHT. How He Defeated Jesse Gove in the 9th Congressional District. FULLER THE VICTOR. He Defeats Both Cronan and Coakley for the Senate., Boston, MA: Boston Daily Globe, November 7, 1894, p. 1.