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COOLIDGE (Soundex C432) — See also BLACKLIDGE, CONSOLIDATION, COOL, COOLEDGE, HILLIDGE, HOLIDAY, ILLIDGE, PESCOSOLIDO, SOLIDAY.

  COOLIDGE: See also Carlos Coolidge Alden — Ernest Lorne Bell — Harry Coolidge Brown — Merton William Fairbank — Robert Earl Greenwood — Andrew Coolidge Stone
  Coolidge, Albert Sprague (1894-1977) — also known as Albert S. Coolidge — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 23, 1894. Socialist. Chemist; candidate for secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1922; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1934, 1936. Member, American Chemical Society. Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., August 31, 1977 (age 83 years, 220 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederic Shurtleff Coolidge (1859-1915) and Elizabeth Penn (Sprague) Coolidge (1864-1953); married, September 22, 1915, to Margaret Stewart Coit; first cousin once removed of Albert Arnold Sprague (1874-1946).
  Coolidge, Arthur William (1881-1952) — also known as Arthur W. Coolidge — of Reading, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Woodfords, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 13, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1937-40; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1941-46; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1950. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons. Died in Reading, Middlesex County, Mass., January 22, 1952 (age 70 years, 101 days). Interment at Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Merrit Bradford Coolidge (1839-1926) and Lucy Greenwood (French) Coolidge (1844-1940); brother of Richard Bradford Coolidge; married, December 15, 1910, to Mabel Frances Tilton (1886-1979); third cousin twice removed of Samuel Clement Fessenden, Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden (1826-1868) and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; fourth cousin once removed of Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Calvin Coolidge Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933) — also known as John Calvin Coolidge; "Silent Cal"; "Cautious Cal" — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in Plymouth, Windsor County, Vt., July 4, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1907; mayor of Northampton, Mass., 1910-11; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1912-15; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1916-19; Governor of Massachusetts, 1919-21; Vice President of the United States, 1921-23; President of the United States, 1923-29. Congregationalist. English ancestry. Died of coronary thrombosis in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., January 5, 1933 (age 60 years, 185 days). Interment at Plymouth Notch Cemetery, Plymouth, Vt.
  Presumably named for: John Calvin
  Relatives: Son of John Calvin Coolidge (1845-1926) and Victoria Josephine (Moor) Coolidge (1846-1885); married, October 4, 1905, to Grace Anna Goodhue (1879-1957); father of John Coolidge (1906-2000; son-in-law of John Harper Trumbull (1873-1961)); cousin *** of William Wallace Stickney; first cousin twice removed of Arthur Brown.
  Political families: Coolidge-Usher-Brown-Stickney family of Plainville, Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John W. Langley — Everett Sanders
  Personal motto: "Do the day's work."
  Campaign slogan (1924): "Keep cool and keep Coolidge."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Calvin Coolidge: The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge (1929)
  Books about Calvin Coolidge: Peter Hannaford, ed., The Quotable Calvin Coolidge : Sensible Words for the New Century — Robert H. Ferrell, The Presidency of Calvin Coolidge — Robert Sobel, Coolidge: An American Enigma — David Greenberg, Coolidge — Amity Shlaes, Coolidge
  Critical books about Calvin Coolidge: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
  Image source: "The Statesman," George Wythe University, October 2012
  Coolidge, Carlos (1792-1866) — of Windsor, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., June 25, 1792. Whig. Lawyer; Windsor County Attorney, 1831-36; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1834-37, 1839-42; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1836-37; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1844; Governor of Vermont, 1848-50; member of Vermont state senate, 1855-57. Died in Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., August 15, 1866 (age 74 years, 51 days). Interment at Old South Church Cemetery, Windsor, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Coolidge (1766-1836) and Betsey (Curtis) Coolidge (1768-1822); married, October 22, 1817, to Harriet Bingham (1798-1877); third cousin once removed of Henry Fisk Janes; fourth cousin once removed of John Mason, Jr. and William Henry Harrison Stowell (1840-1922).
  Political family: Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coolidge, Mrs. Charles A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, Charles A. — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Mayor of Keene, N.H., 1960-61. Still living as of 1961.
  Coolidge, Charles W. — National candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, Clyde R. — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Coolidge, Edgar S. (b. 1855) — of Lowell, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Wyocena, Columbia County, Wis., October 11, 1855. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Lowell, 1888. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, Frederick Spaulding (1841-1906) — also known as Frederick S. Coolidge — of Massachusetts. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., December 7, 1841. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1891-93; defeated, 1892. Died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., June 8, 1906 (age 64 years, 183 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Westminster, Mass.
  Relatives: Father of Marcus Allen Coolidge (1865-1947).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Coolidge, Glenn E. — of Felton, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, Henry H. (d. 1884) — of Edwardsburg, Cass County, Mich.; Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Leominster, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Lawyer; Cass County Prosecuting Attorney, 1852; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867; circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1872-78; appointed 1872; resigned 1878. Presbyterian. Died in 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Sarah A. Mead; father of Orville W. Coolidge (1839-1918).
  Coolidge, J. Randolph — of Sandwich, Carroll County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, Jefferson See Thomas Jefferson Coolidge
  Coolidge, John Calvin See Calvin Coolidge
  Coolidge, John E. — of Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, John Gardner (1863-1936) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 4, 1863. Republican. U.S. Vice Consul in Pretoria, as of 1900; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1908. Unitarian. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 28, 1936 (age 72 years, 239 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Randolph Coolidge (1828-1925) and Julia (Gardner) Coolidge (1841-1921); married, April 29, 1909, to Helen Granger Stevens (1876-1962); nephew of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge; grandnephew of Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; great-grandson of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.; second great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson and John Lowell; second great-grandnephew of Timothy Pickering; third great-grandson of Archibald Cary; fourth great-grandson of Richard Randolph; first cousin of Augustus Peabody Gardner; first cousin twice removed of Francis Wayles Eppes and William Amory Gardner Minot; first cousin thrice removed of Dabney Carr and John Wayles Eppes; first cousin four times removed of John Randolph of Roanoke; first cousin five times removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin once removed of Frederick Madison Roberts; second cousin twice removed of Dudley Leavitt Pickman and Dabney Smith Carr; second cousin thrice removed of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall (1764-1848), Alexander Keith Marshall and John Wingate Weeks (1781-1853); second cousin four times removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph and Beverley Randolph; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Marshall, John Jordan Crittenden, Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Robert Crittenden, James Keith Marshall and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828), Henry St. George Tucker and John Forbes Kerry; fourth cousin once removed of Alexander Parker Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Thomas Theodore Crittenden, John Augustine Marshall, Carter Henry Harrison II, John Wingate Weeks (1860-1926) and John Lee Saltonstall.
  Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coolidge, John W. — National candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, John W. — of Bristol, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Bristol; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, Louis Arthur (1861-1925) — also known as Louis A. Coolidge — of Milton, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Natick, Middlesex County, Mass., October 8, 1861. Republican. Newspaper correspondent; private secretary to U.S. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, 1888-91; assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury, 1908; treasurer and director, United Shoe Machinery Corporation, 1909; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee). Member, Freemasons. Died, from liver sclerosis, in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., May 31, 1925 (age 63 years, 235 days). Interment at Dell Park Cemetery, Natick, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William L. Coolidge and Sarah Isabella (Washburn) Coolidge; married, January 2, 1890, to Helen Irene Pickerill (1871-1947).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coolidge, Marcus Allen (1865-1947) — also known as Marcus A. Coolidge — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Westminster, Worcester County, Mass., October 6, 1865. Democrat. Chairmaker; builder; president, Fitchburg Machine Works; president, Seneca Falls (N.Y.) Machine Co., manufacturers of machine tools; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1902, 1904; mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920, 1924, 1932, 1936; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1928; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1931-37. Universalist. Member, Elks. Died in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla., January 23, 1947 (age 81 years, 109 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Westminster, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Ellen Drusilla (Allen) Coolidge and Frederick Spaulding Coolidge (1841-1906); married, October 1, 1898, to Ethel Louise Warren.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Coolidge of Kansas, The: See Benjamin Sanford Paulen
  Coolidge, Orville W. (1839-1918) — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Edwardsburg, Cass County, Mich., October 9, 1839. Lawyer; Berrien County Prosecuting Attorney, 1871-72; mayor of Niles, Mich., 1890-91; circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1894-1911. Died in Niles, Berrien County, Mich., October 15, 1918 (age 79 years, 6 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Mead) Coolidge and Henry H. Coolidge (1820?-1884); married 1867 to Katie Pettingill (1840-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Coolidge, Randolph See J. Randolph Coolidge
  Coolidge, Richard Bradford (1879-1957) — also known as Richard B. Coolidge — of West Medford, Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 14, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; president, First National Bank of Medford; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1920-22; mayor of Medford, Mass., 1923-26; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Unitarian. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Exchange Club. Died in Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 17, 1957 (age 77 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Merrit Bradford Coolidge (1839-1926) and Lucy Greenwood (French) Coolidge (1844-1940); brother of Arthur William Coolidge; married, September 12, 1908, to Ruth Burleigh Dame (1880-1951); third cousin twice removed of Samuel Clement Fessenden, Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden (1826-1868) and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; fourth cousin once removed of Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Coolidge, T. Jefferson See Thomas Jefferson Coolidge
  Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson (1831-1920) — also known as T. Jefferson Coolidge — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 26, 1831. Republican. Manufacturer; cotton mill business; president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, and other companies; U.S. Minister to France, 1892-93. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 17, 1920 (age 89 years, 83 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
  Relatives: Son of Ellen Wayles (Randolph) Coolidge (1796-1876) and Joseph Coolidge (1798-1879); married, November 4, 1852, to Mehitable Sullivan 'Hetty' Appleton (1831-1901; daughter of William Appleton); nephew of Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph and George Wythe Randolph; uncle of John Gardner Coolidge; grandson of Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.; great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson; second great-grandson of Archibald Cary; third great-grandson of Richard Randolph; first cousin once removed of Francis Wayles Eppes; first cousin twice removed of Dabney Carr and John Wayles Eppes; first cousin thrice removed of John Randolph of Roanoke; first cousin four times removed of Richard Bland and Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin of Frederick Madison Roberts; second cousin once removed of Dabney Smith Carr; second cousin twice removed of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall and Alexander Keith Marshall; second cousin thrice removed of Theodorick Bland, Edmund Jenings Randolph and Beverley Randolph; third cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, John Jordan Crittenden, Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Robert Crittenden, James Keith Marshall and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin of Alexander Parker Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Thomas Theodore Crittenden, John Augustine Marshall and Carter Henry Harrison II; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), Edmund Randolph, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, Thomas Theodore Crittenden, Jr., William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Coolidge, Warren H. — of North Carolina. Republican. Candidate for North Carolina state attorney general, 1968; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1969-73. Still living as of 1973.
  Coolidge, William McLane — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Honorary Consul for Cuba in Savannah, Ga., 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Coolidge, William W. — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.


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