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Philip Joseph Doherty, American lawyer. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1884-1886; member Board of Aldermen, Boston, 1888; member Boston Water Board, 1889-1891.

Background

Doherty, Philip Joseph was born on January 27, 1856 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Philip and Ellen (Munnegle) Doherty.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Boston University School of Law, 1876.

Career

1 daughter, Nona L. Practiced at Boston, 1877-1908. Attorney, 1908-1913, chief attorney div. of safety, since 1913, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Liability of Railroads to Interstate Employes, 1911.

Membership

Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1884-1886. Member Board of Aldermen, Boston, 1888. Member Boston Water Board, 1889-1891.

Connections

Married Catherine A. Butler, August 16, 1878 (died 1892).; married second, Lillian E. Cook, June 15, 1898. Children: Philip J., Mary J., Eleanor M. (Mistress.

father:
Philip Doherty

mother:
Ellen (Munnegle) Doherty

spouse:
Catherine A. Butler

spouse:
Lillian E. Cook

child:
Philip J. Doherty

child:
Mary J. Doherty

child:
Eleanor M. (Mrs Doherty