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Encyclopedia > Benjamin A. Smith II

Benjamin Atwood Smith II (March 16, 1916 - September 6, 1991) was a United States Senator from the U.S. State of Massachusetts. March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of them use the term commonwealth) which have membership in the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty, in that an... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ...


Smith was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts and he graduated from Harvard University where he was a roommate of John F. Kennedy. Smith served in the United States Navy in the Pacific during World War II. Smith served as Mayor of Gloucester from 1954 to 1955. Gloucester is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... Order: 35th President Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson Term of office: January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963 Preceded by: Dwight D. Eisenhower Succeeded by: Lyndon B. Johnson Date of birth: May 29, 1917 Place of birth: Brookline, Massachusetts Date of death: November 22, 1963 Place of death: Dallas, Texas First... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


John F. Kennedy resigned from the Senate on December 22th, 1960 after being elected President of the United States. Kennedy advised Governor Foster Furcolo to appoint Smith to the job "in the interest of promoting [party] unity." Smith served until Ted Kennedy was elected to the Senate in 1962. December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Seal of the President of the United States, official impression The President of the United States is the head of state of the United States. ... John Foster Furcolo (July 29, 1911 - July 5, 1995) was born in New Haven, Connecticut. ... Edward Kennedy Edward Moore Kennedy, (born February 22, 1932, in Boston, Massachusetts) is the senior Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...



Preceded by:
John F. Kennedy
U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
1960-1962
Served alongside:
Leverett Saltonstall
Succeeded by:
Ted Kennedy


Order: 35th President Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson Term of office: January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963 Preceded by: Dwight D. Eisenhower Succeeded by: Lyndon B. Johnson Date of birth: May 29, 1917 Place of birth: Brookline, Massachusetts Date of death: November 22, 1963 Place of death: Dallas, Texas First... Massachusetts ratified the Constitution on February 26, 1788. ... Leverett Saltonstall (September 1, 1892 – June 17, 1979) was an American politician who served as Governor of Massachusetts (1939 - 1945) and as a United States Senator (1945 - 1967). ... Edward Kennedy Edward Moore Kennedy, (born February 22, 1932, in Boston, Massachusetts) is the senior Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts. ...


 
 

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