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Foster Furcolo

AKA John Foster Furcolo

Born: 29-Jul-1911
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 5-Jul-1995
Location of death: Cambridge, MA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Massachusetts, 1957-61

Military service: US Navy (1942-46, WWII)


[1] Youville Hospital, Cambridge, MA.

Brother: Charles Furcolowe
Wife: Kathryn Foran (three sons, one daughter, d. 1964)
Son: Charles M.
Son: Foster, Jr.
Son: Richard W.
Daughter: Katherine F. Shearman
Wife: Lucy Cara (d. 1972)
Wife: Constance Gleason (until his death)

    High School: New Haven High School, New Haven, CT
    University:
Yale University (1933)
    Law School: LLB, Yale Law School (1936)

    US Judiciary Admin. Law Judge, OSHA Review Commission (1975-89)
    Massachusetts State Official Assistant DA, Middlesex County (1967-72)
    Governor of Massachusetts (1957-61)
    Treasurer of Massachusetts (1953-55)
    US Congressman, Massachusetts 2nd (3-Jan-1949 to 30-Sep-1952)
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Massachusetts Bar Association 1937
    Bribery 1965 (indicted, charge dismissed, lack of evidence)
    Italian Ancestry


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