James A. Gallivan

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James Ambrose Gallivan
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 12th district
In office
April 7, 1914 – April 3, 1928
Preceded by James Michael Curley
Succeeded by John W. McCormack
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
6th Suffolk District[1]
In office
1897–1898
Preceded by William H. McMorrow[2]
Succeeded by John E. Baldwin[3]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
13th Suffolk District[4]
In office
1895–1896
Personal details
Born October 22, 1866
South Boston, Massachusetts[5]
Died April 3, 1928 (aged 61)
Arlington, Massachusetts
Resting place St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic[5]
Alma mater Boston Latin School, 1884; Harvard University, 1888
Profession Journalist[6]

James Ambrose Gallivan (October 22, 1866 - April 3, 1928) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Boston on October 22, 1866. Gallivan attended the public schools, graduated from the Boston Latin School in 1884 and from Harvard University in 1888. He then engaged in newspaper work. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1895 and 1896,[5] and served in the Massachusetts State Senate from 1897 to 1898.[5] Gallivan served as street commissioner of Boston, and was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James M. Curley. He was reelected to the Sixty-fourth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from April 7, 1914, until his death in Arlington on April 3, 1928. His interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury.

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  1. ^ Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1897), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators, Volume VI, Stoughton, MA: A. M. Bridgman, p. 118. 
  2. ^ Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1896), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators, Volume V, Stoughton, MA: A. M. Bridgman, p. 132. 
  3. ^ Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1900), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators, Volume IX, Stoughton, MA: A. M. Bridgman, p. 138. 
  4. ^ Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1895), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators, Volume IV, Brockton, MA: A. M. Bridgman, p. 177. 
  5. ^ a b c d Howard, Richard T. (1921), Public officials of Massachusetts 1921-1922, Boston, MA: The Boston Review, p. Page 8. 
  6. ^ Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1898), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators, Volume VII, Stoughton, MA: A. M. Bridgman, p. 119. 
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Michael Curley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 12th congressional district

April 7, 1914 – April 3, 1928
Succeeded by
John W. McCormack
Political offices
Preceded by
William H. McMorrow
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
6th Suffolk District

1897–1898
Succeeded by
John E. Baldwin
Preceded by
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives
13th Suffolk District

1895–1896
Succeeded by