COOLIDGE, Frederick Spaulding, (1841 - 1906)


COOLIDGE, Frederick Spaulding, (father of Marcus Allen Coolidge), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., December 7, 1841; attended the common schools; became manager of the Boston Chair Manufacturing Co. and of the Leominster Rattan Works; selectman of his native town for three years; member of the Democratic State central committee; member of the State house of representatives in 1875; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress; retired from active business pursuits; died in Fitchburg, Mass., on June 8, 1906; interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Westminster, Mass.