William J. Day

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William J. Day (November 18, 1876 – May 30, 1950[1]) was a judge from South Boston, Masschusetts and the ninth state deputy of the Massachusetts Knights of Columbus.[2][3][4][1] William J. Day Boulevard is named for him.

Day was born on November 18, 1876, in South Boston and died on May 30, 1950, in Dorchester, Massachusetts.[1] He received a bachelor's degree from Boston College and a law degree from Boston University.[1]

With his wife, Anna F. McCarron,[1] he was the father of Louise Day Hicks.[2][3] He had a son, John T. Day, and three other children.[5] He was appointed a judge by Governor David I. Walsh.[1] He is buried at Old Calvary Cemetery in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Lapomardo 1992, p. 27.
  2. ^ a b Feeney, Mark (October 22, 2003). "Louise Day Hicks, icon of tumult, dies". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 16 December 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Louise Day Hicks, Representative from Massachusetts". Washington, D.C.: United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 16 December 2009.
  4. ^ Reed, Christopher (October 29, 2003). "Obituary: Louise Day Hicks". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 16 December 2009.
  5. ^ a b Lapomardo 1992, p. 29.

Works cited[edit]

Lapomarda, S.J., Vincent A. (1992). The Knights of Columbus in Massachusetts (second ed.). Norwood, Massachusetts: Knights of Columbus Massachusetts State Council.