Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I341608
  • Name: Alvan Tufts FULLER
  • RELA: 8th cousin 4x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 FEB 1878 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts BET 4 MAR 1917 AND 5 JAN 1921
  • Event: Elected Lt. Gov. of Massachusetts BET 1921 AND 1925
  • Event: Elected Governor of Massachusetts BET 8 JAN 1925 AND 3 JAN 1929
  • Death: 30 APR 1958 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
  • Title: Gov.
  • Event: Pic Gov. Alvin Tufts Fuller
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    FULLER, Alvan Tufts, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., February 27, 1878; attended the public schools; engaged in the bicycle business in 1896; founder and owner of the Packard Motor Car Co. of Boston; member of the State house of representatives in 1915; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916; elected as an Independent Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth Congress and served from March 4, 1917, to January 5, 1921; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts 1921-1924; elected Governor of Massachusetts in 1924 and assumed his duties January 7, 1925; reelected in 1926 for the term expiring January 1, 1929; chairman of the board of Cadillac-Oldsmobile Co., of Boston; did not accept compensation for services while in public office; died in Boston, Mass., April 30, 1958; remains were cremated and interred in East Cemetery, Rye Beach, N.H.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Alvan Bond FULLER b: 3 JUN 1847 in Norwich, New London Co., CT
    Mother: Flora Arabella TUFTS b: 21 MAR 1858 in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Viola Theresa DAVENPORT b: 29 MAY 1882 in Somerville, Middlesex Co., MA
    • Married: 12 JUL 1910 in Paris, Seine, France
    1. Has No Children Lydia FULLER b: ABT 1914 in Massachusetts
    2. Has No Children Mary FULLER
    3. Has No Children Alvan Tufts FULLER , Jr. b: 5 FEB 1918 in Massachusetts
    4. Has No Children Peter D. FULLER b: 22 MAR 1923 in Massachusetts
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