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Edward D. Sirois

Edward D. Sirois, American insurance executive. Decorated Chinese Nationalist Government; Legion of Merit (United States).

Background

  • Sirois, Edward D. was born on December 18, 1898 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Arthur and Mary Monica (Devlin) Sirois.

  • Education

    • Law student Northeastern U., 1921-1922. Graduated from Command and General Staff College, Advance Tank Destroyer Tactical School. Student Question Manager, Engineers schools.

    Career

    • 1929; children—Eileen M. (Mistress Albert E. Getchell, Junior). Edward D., George A. Assistant circulation manager Lawrence Telegram, 1915-1916. Service clerk City of Lawrence, 1920-1921.

      Manager Lawrence sub-district office United States Veterans Bureau, 1921-1926. President, treasurer Winter Garden Flower Shop & Greenhouses, 1926-1935. Deputy disbursing officer United States Government, 1932-1935.

      Executive vice president Mutual Fire Insurance Association N.E., Boston, since 1946. Secretary Governor Leverett Saltonstall, 1939-1940. Member Government's Advisory Council on Civil Defense.

    Membership

    Member General Staff (United States Army) commission on National Guard and United States Army Reserve Policy, since 1952. Member Armed Forces Advisory Committee (Northeast area). Member Republican State Committee, since 1938. chairman, 1939-1940, delegate Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1952.

    Enlisted as private 1st Field Artillery, Massachusetts National Guard, 1916, served Mexican Border campaign-1916, second in command Lieutenant, 1919. advanced through grades to major general, 1952. Member National Guard. Member National Guard Association (past president Massachusetts, nat. chairman-finance committee, chairman of the board of trustees).

    A.I.M.; Clubs: Middlesec (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Helene Noonan. Children: Eileen M. (Mistress.
    • father: George Arthur Sirois
    • mother: Mary Monica (Devlin) Sirois
    • spouse: Margaret Helene Noonan.
    • child: Eileen M. (Mrs Sirois
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    Died February 28, 1968
    (aged 69)
    Nationality

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