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Torbert H. Macdonald

AKA Torbert Hart Macdonald

Born: 6-Jun-1917
Birthplace: Everett, MA
Died: 21-May-1976
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, MA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Massachusetts, 1955-76

Military service: US Navy (PT Boat Commander, 1942-44)

Harvard roommate of John F. Kennedy.

Father: John G. Macdonald
Mother: Harriet Hart
Wife: Phyllis Brooks (actress, m. 1944, until his death, four children)

    High School: Medford High School, Medford, MA
    High School: Phillips Academy Andover
    University: BA, Harvard University (1940)
    Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1946)

    US Congressman, Massachusetts 7th (3-Jan-1963 to 21-May-1976, his death)
    US Congressman, Massachusetts 8th (3-Jan-1955 to 3-Jan-1963)
    US National Labor Relations Board (1948-52)
    Purple Heart
    Silver Star


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