Henry Converse Atwill
|Henry Converse Atwill|
|Massachusetts Attorney General|
|Preceded by||Thomas J. Boynton|
|Succeeded by||J. Weston Allen|
|Born||March 11, 1872
|Died||November 1, 1936
|Alma mater||Boston University School of Law |
Atwill served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1896 to 1898 and the Massachusetts Senate from 1899 to 1901. From 1905 to 1910 he was an Assistant District Attorney in Essex County, Massachusetts. When District Attorney W. Scott Peters retired, Atwill was elected to succeed him. As Essex County DA, Atwill oversaw the prosecution of Joseph James Ettor, Arturo Giovannitti, and Joseph Caruso for the murder of Anna Lopizzo during the 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike.
- Public Officials of Massachusetts. The Boston Review.
- "HEARD GUN TALK BY ETTOR.; Reporters Testify to Incendiary Speeches of Lawrence Strike Leader.". New York Times. February 10, 1912. Retrieved 2010-04-11.
- "Bostonia". 19-21: 72. Retrieved 2010-04-11.
- Essex Institute; Peabody & Essex Museum (1939). Essex Institute Historical Collections. 75. Essex Institute Press. ISSN 0014-0953. Retrieved 2015-07-19.
Thomas J. Boynton
|Attorney General of Massachusetts
1915 - 1919
J. Weston Allen
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