|Chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party|
|Preceded by||John F. Parker|
|Succeeded by||Richard Treadway|
|Born||December 21, 1922|
|Died||March 27, 1983 (aged 60)|
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Josiah Augustus "Si" Spaulding (December 21, 1922 – March 27, 1983) was an American businessman, attorney, and politician.
Education and military service
Spaulding graduated from the Hotchkiss School and Yale University in 1947, where he was a member of Skull and Bones. He served three years as a pilot for the US Marine Corps during World War II and was discharged as a first lieutenant. He attended Columbia Law School.
Spaulding served as the chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party from 1967 to 1969. He was the Republican nominee for United States Senator in 1970 and Massachusetts Attorney General in 1974. Spaulding was elected to Common Cause's National Governing Board in 1973.
Spaulding was married to Helen Bowdoin Spaulding, an activist and philanthropist who served as the president of the New England Aquarium and vice chairman of the board of trustees of Georgetown University.
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- "Josiah Spaulding dies; was active in politics". Associated Press. March 27, 1983. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
- "Frances Caroline Chick Wed". The New York Times. August 8, 1982. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
- "Spaulding Celebrates 40 Years of Remarkable Recoveries". PRNewswire. September 17, 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-21.[dead link]
- Geoff Edgers (February 27, 2010). "Mixed martial arts at the Wang Theatre?". Boston Globe. Retrieved November 21, 2010.