Grafton D. Cushing

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Grafton Dulany Cushing
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45th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
Governor David I. Walsh
Preceded by Edward P. Barry
Succeeded by Calvin Coolidge
In office
1912[1] – 1914[1]
Member of the
Massachusetts House of Representatives[1]
In office
1906[1] – 1914[1]
Personal details
Born August 4, 1864[2][1]
Boston, Massachusetts[2]
Died May 31, 1939(1939-05-31) (aged 74)
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Political party Republican[2][1]
Profession Lawyer[1]

Grafton Dulany Cushing (August 4, 1864 – May 31, 1939)[3] was an American teacher, lawyer and politician who served as 45th Lieutenant Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts[2][1] from 1915 to 1916.


Cushing received his preparatory education at the Noble School, he then went to Harvard College[1] graduating in 1885,[1] and Harvard Law School from where he graduated in 1888.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Bridgman, Arthur Milnor (1915), A Souvenir of Massachusetts Legislators 1915 Vol. XXIV, Stoughton, Ma: A. M. Bridgman, p. 91. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Who's Who in State Politics, 1911, Boston, MA: Practical Politics, 1915, p. 39. 
  3. ^ Political Graveyard Cushing.
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Preceded by
Joseph H. Walker
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
1912 — 1914
Succeeded by
Channing H. Cox
Political offices
Preceded by
Edward P. Barry
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1915 – 1916
Succeeded by
Calvin Coolidge