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Francis W. Rockwell

Francis W. Rockwell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 12th district
In office
January 17, 1884 – March 3, 1891
Preceded by George D. Robinson
Succeeded by John C. Crosby
Personal details
Born (1844-05-26)May 26, 1844
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Died June 26, 1929(1929-06-26) (aged 85)
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Gilbert Davis[1]
Children William Walker, Henry Davis, Samuel Forbes, Julius, Lawrence Dowse, Francis W. and Elizabeth[2]
Alma mater Amherst College
Harvard Law School

Francis Williams Rockwell (May 26, 1844 – June 26, 1929) was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, his father was Julius Rockwell, also a member of Congress.

Rockwell attended the public schools and Edwards Place School Stockbridge. He graduated from Amherst College in 1868 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1871; he commenced the practice of law in Pittsfield in 1871. He was appointed one of the special justices of the district court of central Berkshire in 1873, resigning in 1875. He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1879, and served in the Massachusetts Senate in 1881 and 1882.

Rockwell was elected as a Greylock Reservation Commission from 1898 to 1926. He died in Pittsfield, and was interred in Pittsfield Cemetery.

References

  1. ^ Cooke, Rollin Hillyer (1906), Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Berkshire County, Massachusetts Vol. II, New York, N.Y., Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Co, pp. 123, 474 
  2. ^ Cooke, Rollin Hillyer (1906), Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Berkshire County, Massachusetts Vol. II, New York, N.Y., Chicago, IL: The Lewis Publishing Co, p. 474 

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George D. Robinson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 1st congressional district

1884–1891
Succeeded by
John C. Crosby



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