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Brackett, John Quincy Adams

Born: 1842 AD
Died: 1918 AD
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.