James E. Hayes

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James E. Hayes (August 10, 1865[1] – February 8, 1898) was the third Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus from March 2, 1897 to February 8, 1898. Hayes was also a Democrat Massachusetts State Representative in 1893.[2]

James E. Hayes was a Charlestown, Massachusetts lawyer.[3] He represented District 3 of Suffolk County, Massachusetts in 1893.[4]

He joined the Knights in Massachusetts in 1892 and five years later he was elected Supreme Knight. During his time as a district deputy and state deputy, he presided over the institution of seventy-five councils.[5]

Senator Hayes was brought to the hospital on February 3, 1898 after an accident caused a rupture. His condition was severe and an operation was needed.[6] On February 8, 1898 Hayes died from complications caused from peritonitis.[7] His funeral was held Friday, February 11.[8]

A memorial service was held on March 6, 1898, at St. Margaret's Church in Dorchester, Massachusetts.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Journal of the Senate, Vol 1, Massachusetts General Court, page 980
  2. ^ Journal of the Senate, Vol 1, Massachusetts General Court, page 980
  3. ^ Journal of the Senate, Vol 1, Massachusetts General Court, page 980
  4. ^ Journal of the Senate, Vol 1, Massachusetts General Court, page 980
  5. ^ 125 Years in Review Archived 2013-05-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ HAYES' DEATH.: Passed Away at the City Hospital Yesterday. Was ...; Boston Daily Globe (1872-1922); Feb 9, 1898; page 6.
  7. ^ The Order's History
  8. ^ HAYES' DEATH.: Passed Away at the City Hospital Yesterday. Was ...; Boston Daily Globe (1872-1922); Feb 9, 1898; page 6.
  9. ^ EULOGY BY FR RYAN.: Mt Vernon Council, K. of C., Conducts a Service in Honor of James E.; Boston Daily Globe (1872-1922); Mar 7, 1898; page 4.
Preceded by
John J. Phelan
Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus
1897 – 1898
Succeeded by
John J. Cone