John Andrew Sullivan

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John Andrew Sullivan
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 11th district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907
Preceded by Samuel L. Powers
Succeeded by Andrew James Peters
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
Fifth Suffolk District[1]
In office
1900-1902
Preceded by Charles H. Innes[2]
Succeeded by Charles S. Clerke[3]
Personal details
Born May 10, 1868
Boston, Massachusetts
Died May 31, 1927
Scituate, Massachusetts
Resting place Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Massachusetts
Alma mater Boston University Law School

John Andrew Sullivan (May 10, 1868 – May 31, 1927) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Sullivan attended the common and high schools. He was graduated from the Boston University Law School in 1896. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Boston, Massachusetts. He served as member of the Massachusetts State Senate 1900-1902.

Sullivan was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1907). He declined to be a candidate for renomination. He resumed the practice of law in Boston, Massachusetts. He was appointed a member of the Boston Finance Commission in July 1907 and served until the commission expired. In June 1909 became chairman of the permanent Boston Finance Commission. He resigned in 1914 to become corporation counsel of Boston. Lecturer on municipal government in Harvard University in 1912 and 1913. Lecturer at Boston University Law School 1920-1925. He resumed the practice of his profession in Boston. He died in Scituate, Massachusetts, May 31, 1927. He was interred in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Massachusetts.

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  1. ^ Bridgman, A. M. (1902), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators Volume IX, Stoughton, MA: A. M. Bridgeman, p. 140. 
  2. ^ Bridgman, A. M. (1900), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators Volume XI, Stoughton, MA: A. M. Bridgeman, p. 140. 
  3. ^ Bridgman, A. M. (1903), A Souvenir of Massachusetts legislators Volume XII, Stoughton, MA: A. M. Bridgeman, p. 141. 
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel L. Powers
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 11th congressional district

March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907
Succeeded by
Andrew James Peters
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles H. Innes
Member of the
Massachusetts State Senate
Fifth Suffolk District

1900–1902
Succeeded by
Charles S. Clerke

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