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John Frederick Collins Edit Profile

Lawyer , mayor

John Frederick Collins, American former mayor, lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts, 1941. Served from private to captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Boston Bar Association, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Knights of Columbus, Eagles.

Background

Collins, John Frederick was born on July 20, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick B. and Margaret (Mellyn) Collins.

Education

Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Suffolk University, 1941.

Career

Private practice, Boston, since 1941. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1947-1950. Member Massachusetts Senate, 1950-1954.

Councilman City of Boston, 1956. Suffolk Register of Probate, 1957-1959. Mayor City of Boston, 1960-1967.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts, 1941.

Membership

Served from private to captain United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Boston Bar Association, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Knights of Columbus, Eagles.

Connections

Married Mary P. Cunniff, September 6, 1947. Children: Mary P., John Frederick, Thomas, Margaret.

father:
Frederick B. Collins

mother:
Margaret (Mellyn) Collins

spouse:
Mary P. Cunniff

child:
Mary P. Collins

child:
John Frederick Collins

child:
Thomas Collins

child:
Margaret Collins