HEALEY, Arthur Daniel, (1889 - 1948)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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HEALEY, Arthur Daniel, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass., on December 29, 1889; attended the public schools; was graduated from Somerville (Mass.) Latin School in 1908; attended Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1909 and 1910 and was graduated from the law department of Boston (Mass.) University in 1913; was admitted to the bar in 1914 and commenced practice in Boston, Mass.; during the First World War enlisted on August 9, 1917, and served through the ranks to second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps, being discharged on March 6, 1919; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1933, until his resignation on August 3, 1942, to accept an appointment as judge of the United States District Court for Massachusetts, in which capacity he served until his death in Somerville, Mass., September 16, 1948; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Mass.