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Benjamin A. Smith II

AKA Benjamin Atwood Smith II

Born: 16-Mar-1916
Birthplace: Gloucester, MA
Died: 6-Sep-1991
Location of death: Gloucester, MA [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester, MA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Massachusetts, 1960-62

Military service: US Navy (WWII, Pacific 1941-45)

Appointed for the interregnum between John F. Kennedy being elected President in 1960 and Ted Kennedy being elected to the Senate in 1962.

[1] Addison Gilbert Hospital, Gloucester, MA.

Father: R. Russell Smith
Mother: Grace
Wife: Barbara M. Mecham (three daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Barbara Smith Ramsey
Son: Benjamin A. Smith III ("Punky")
Daughter: Cathleen Smith
Son: R. Russell Smith II
Daughter: Susan Smith Crotty

    High School: Gloucester High School, Gloucester, MA (transferred)
    High School: Governor Dummer Academy
BA, Harvard University (1939)

    US Senator, Massachusetts (27-Dec-1960 to 6-Nov-1962)
    Mayor of Gloucester, MA (1954-55)

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