Erland F. Fish
Erland F. Fish
|74th President of the Massachusetts Senate|
|Preceded by||Gaspar G. Bacon|
|Succeeded by||James G. Moran|
|Member of the Massachusetts Senate for the Norfolk & Suffolk District|
|Preceded by||William S. Youngman|
|Succeeded by||Sybil Holmes|
|Member of the|
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Second Norfolk District
|Born||December 7, 1883|
|Died||February 18, 1942(aged 58)|
|Residence||207 Mountfort Street, Brookline, Massachusetts|
Harvard Law School (1908)
Starting in 1908, he clerked for a year for Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. at the U.S. Supreme Court. Afterwards, he worked for Gaston, Snow & Saltonstall, and later his family patent law firm, Fish, Richardson & Neave, in Boston.
In 1909, Fish joined the Massachusetts National Guard and served as captain in the 101st Field Artillery Regiment in France during WW I. From 1930 to 1934 he was the commanding general of the 26th Infantry Division, also known as the Yankee Division.
On February 18, 1942, Fish died at age 59 after he was hit by a taxicab in Boston.
- Howard, Richard T. (1921), Public Officials of Massachusetts (1921-1922), Boston, MA: The Boston Review, p. 162.
- Warren, Charles (1908). History of the Harvard Law School and of Early Legal Conditions in America, p. 371. New York: Lewis Publishing Company. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-29193. ISBN 1-58477-006-6.
- Fish, Richardson & Neave LLP
- The American Bar (1921), p. 428. Minneapolis and New York: J.C. Fifield Company.
- "General Erland Fish Fatally Hurt by Taxi". The New York Times. February 19, 1942.
- New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1847-, vol. 96, at 210.
Frank G. Allen
| President of the Massachusetts Senate
Gaspar G. Bacon
Alfred F. Foote
| Commanding General, 26th Infantry Division