CHURCHILL, George Bosworth, (1866 - 1925)


CHURCHILL, George Bosworth, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Worcester, Mass., October 24, 1866; attended the grammar and high schools, and was graduated from Amherst (Mass.) College in 1889; taught in the Worcester High School until 1892; moved to Philadelphia and taught in the William Penn Charter School, and at the same time took a postgraduate course at the University of Pennsylvania 1892-1894; went to Europe and studied in the University of Strassburg, Germany, in 1894 and 1895, and then attended the University of Berlin, Germany, 1895-1897; returned to the United States and became assistant editor of the Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1897 and 1898; member of the faculty of Amherst College 1898-1925; moderator of Amherst 1905-1925; member of the State senate 1917-1919; delegate to the State constitutional conventions in 1917 and 1919; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1925, until his death in Amherst, Mass., July 1, 1925; interment in Wildwood Cemetery.