MORSE, Frank Bradford

MORSE, Frank Bradford
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1921–1994

Biography

MORSE, Frank Bradford, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., August 7, 1921; B.S., Boston University, Boston, Mass., 1948; LL.B., Boston University School of Law, Boston, Mass., 1949; United States Army, 1942-1946; lawyer, private practice; business executive; law clerk to Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1949; faculty, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Mass., 1949-1953; member of city council, Lowell, Mass., 1952-1953; staff member for United States Senate Armed Services Committee, 1953-1954; executive secretary and chief assistant to United States Senator Leverett Saltonstall, 1955-1958; deputy administrator of Veterans Administration, 1958-1960; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh and reelected to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961- May 1, 1972); Under Secretary General for Political and General Assembly Affairs at the United Nations, 1972-1976; director, United Nations Development Program, 1976-1986; died on December 18, 1994, in Naples, Fla.; cremated and placed in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Boston University
Department of Special Collections

Boston, MA
Papers: 1951-1999, 372 linear feet. The F. Bradford Morse Collection contains correspondence, subject files, printed material,government documents, professional material, photographs, audiotapes, memorabilia, videotapes, mss., and scrapbooks. A finding aid is available in the repository.
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