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Massachusetts: Executive Councilors


Members of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1780-2008 (May be incomplete!)

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1904 Nov 8: Roland C. Nickerson (Rep), elected; Joseph R. Smith (Socialist), defeated; Herbert L. Chipman (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: David G. Pratt (Rep), elected.
  • 1904 Nov 8: Frederick S. Hall (Rep), elected; Benjamin F. Tilley (Dem), defeated; Irvin M. Newcomb (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: Sidney O. Bigney (Rep), elected.
  • 1904 Nov 8: Warren W. Rawson (Rep), elected; George A. Sanderson (Dem), defeated; George Keefe (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: Warren W. Rawson, elected.
  • 1904 Nov 8: Michael J. Sullivan (Dem), elected; John S. Slater (Rep), defeated; Louis Login (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: Michael J. Sullivan (Dem), elected.
  • 1906 Jun 15: Michael J. Sullivan, died in office.
  • 1904 Nov 8: George R. Jewett (Rep), elected; William C. Cuseck (Dem), defeated; Frank E. Hale (Socialist), defeated; Julius F. Rabardy (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: Lewis H. Bartlett, elected.
  • 1904 Nov 8: Walter Scott Watson (Rep), elected; John F. O'Brien (Dem), defeated; John E. Brennan (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: Alfred E. Cox (Rep), elected.
  • 1904 Nov 8: William A. Lytle (Rep), elected; Henry L. Rice (Socialist), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: William A. Lytle (Rep), elected.
  • 1904 Nov 8: John W. Wheeler (Rep), elected; Barte J. Griffin (Dem), defeated; Samuel F. Hall (Socialist), defeated; Ernest R. Knipe (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1905 Nov 7: John W. Wheeler (Rep), elected.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Elwin T. Wright (Rep), elected; Thomas H. Buckley (Dem), defeated; Zoal Thibadeau (Socialist), defeated. William W. Ollendorff (Rep), elected; Augustus W. Perry (Dem), defeated. George E. Curran (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1922 Jan 4: John C. F. Slayton, died in office.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Charles L. Burrill (Rep), elected unopposed. Eugene B. Fraser (Rep), elected; Michael F. McGrath (Dem), defeated; George M. Webster (Socialist), defeated. Charles S. Smith (Rep), elected unopposed. John A. White (Rep), elected unopposed. Francis W. Aldrich (Rep), elected unopposed.
  • 1932: Winfield A. Schuster, appointed.
  • 1940: Joseph Lee (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Joseph P. Clark, Jr. (Dem), elected; John S. Ames, Jr. (Rep), defeated. Clayton L. Havey (Rep), elected; Samuel G. Thorner (Dem), defeated. Otis M. Whitney (Rep), elected; Donald B. Falvey, Jr. (Dem), defeated. Patrick J. McDonough (Dem), elected; Arcoline R. Rizzacaa (Rep), defeated. Cornelius J. Twomey (Dem), elected; Alfred C. Gaunt (Rep), defeated. John F. Casey (Dem), elected; Victor A. Friend (Rep), defeated. John J. O'Brien (Dem), elected; Warren G. Harris (Rep), defeated. Edward G. Shea (Dem), elected; William R. Barry (Rep), defeated.
  • 1954: Earl F. Dodge (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1958 Nov 4: Ernest C. Stasiun (Dem), elected; Frankland W. L. Miles (Rep), defeated. Abraham H. Kahalas (Dem), elected; John S. Bottomly (Rep), defeated. Edward J. Cronin (Dem), elected; Rudolph F. King (Rep), defeated. Patrick J. McDonough (Dem), elected unopposed. Augustus G. Means (Rep), elected; John J. Buckley (Dem), defeated. Joseph Ray Crimmins (Dem), elected; John P. Forte (Rep), defeated. Michael J. Favulli (Dem), elected; Quintin J. Cristy (Rep), defeated. Raymond F. Sullivan (Dem), elected; Eunice L. Mannheim (Rep), defeated; Thomas Maratea (Prohibition), defeated.
  • 1992: Dorothy Kelly Gay (Dem), elected.
  • 2004: Michael McCue (Rep), defeated.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Carole A. Fiola (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Carole A. Fiola (Dem), nominated; Oliver P. Cipollini, Jr. (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Carole A. Fiola (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Kelly A. Timilty (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Kelly A. Timilty (Dem), nominated; Robert L. Jubinville (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Kelly A. Timilty (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney (Dem), nominated; John J. Doyle (Dem), defeated in primary; Thomas L. Walsh (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Christopher A. Iannella, Jr. (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Christopher A. Iannella, Jr. (Dem), nominated; Stephen F. Flynn (Dem), defeated in primary; Robert L. Toomey, Jr. (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Christopher A. Iannella, Jr. (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Mary-Ellen Manning (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Mary-Ellen Manning (Dem), nominated; Timothy P. Houten (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Mary-Ellen Manning (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Michael J. Callahan (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Michael J. Callahan (Dem), nominated; Roseann Trionfi-Mazzuchelli (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Michael J. Callahan (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Dennis P. McManus (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Thomas J. Foley (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Thomas J. Foley (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Edward M. O'Brien (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Thomas T. Merrigan (Dem), nominated unopposed.
  • 2008 Sep 16: Michael Franco (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Thomas T. Merrigan (Dem), elected; Michael Franco (Rep), defeated.
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