KENNEDY, Ambrose



KENNEDY, Ambrose, a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Blackstone, Worcester County, Mass., on December 1, 1875; attended the Blackstone public schools and St. Hyacinthe's College, Province of Quebec, Canada; was graduated from Holy Cross College, Worcester, Mass., in 1897; principal of the Blackstone High School 1898-1904 and superintendent of schools 1906-1908; was graduated from the Boston University Law School in 1906; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Woonsocket, R.I.; aide-de-camp on the personal staff of Gov. Aram J. Pothier with the rank of colonel 1909-1913; member of the State house of representatives 1911-1913, serving as speaker in 1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1923); was not a candidate for renomination in 1922; resumed the practice of law; died in Woonsocket, R.I., March 10, 1967; interment in St. Paul's Cemetery, Blackstone, Mass.

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

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External Research Collections

Brown University
John Hay Library

Providence, RI
Papers: In Charles Warren Lippitt papers. Catalogued.

Rhode Island Historical Society

Providence, RI
Papers: 1 item in D. Patten papers. Cataloged.
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