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Brackett, John Quincy Adams (John)

Born: 1842 AD
Died: 1918 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1842 - He was born in Bradford, New Hampshire on the 8th of June.

1865 - He graduate of Harvard College.

1868 - He graduate of Harvard Law School and a lawyer by profession, holding the post of Judge Advocate of the Massachusetts Militia's First Brigade at one point during his career.

1878 - He married Angie M. Peck on the 20th of June and they had four children.

1882 - He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

1885 - He was Speaker of the House.

1887 - He was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts under Oliver Ames.

1890-1891 - When Ames retired, Brackett was elected to succeed him as Governor, holding office.

         - He was defeated for re-election by the Democrat William E. Russell.

1892 - He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention.

         - He served as a presidential elector.

1887 - Brackett built a Queen Anne style home at 87 Pleasant Street, Arlington, Massachusetts.

1918 - He died on the 6th of April.


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