Vintage James M. Curley Campaign Button

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 18, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

Vintage James M. Curley Campaign Button

Wonderful, vintage James M. Curley campaign button. I beleive this button was from his last political campaign. It has a very nice photo of James Michael.

On the backside is a paper label with the words: A.H. ARMEN MANUF'G CO., 47 Hanover St. Boston.

T is also an Union Bug on the paper label.

Type: celluloid

Colors: BK/W

Measurement: 1 1/4"

Condition: excellent

CURLEY, James Michael , (1874 - 1958)

CURLEY, James Michael, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., November 20, 1874; attended the public schools of Boston; salesman for Logan, Johnston & Co., a bakers’ and confectioners’ supply firm; engaged in the real-estate and insurance business; member of the Boston common council in 1900-1902; served in the State house of representatives in 1902-1904; member of the Boston board of aldermen 1904-1910; member of the Boston City Council in 1910-1912; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1911, until his resignation, effective February 4, 1914, having been elected mayor of Boston, in which capacity he served from 1914 to 1918; unsuccessful candidate for re-election to mayor of Boston in 1917; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination
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