Richard Bowditch WIGGLESWORTH Edit Profile
Graduate Milton Academy, 1908. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1912. Bachelor of Laws, 1916.
Doctor Public Administration, Suffolk University. Doctor of Jurisprudence, Portia Law Sch.
Admitted to Massachusetts Bar in 1916. Assistant Private Secretary, to Honorary W. Cameron Forbes, Governor. General of Philippine Is., 1913.
Commanding officer Bat. E. and First Battalion, 303 Regiment, Field Artillery, 76th Division. dur. World War in France; Legal Adviser, to Assistant Secy, of the Treasury in charge of foreign loans and railway payments and Secretary, of World War Foreign Debt Committee, 1922-1924.
Assistant, to Agent General, for reparation payments, Berlin, 1924-1927. Paris Representative and General Counsel for Orgs. created under Dawes plan, 1927-1928. Elect. November 6, 1928, for unexpired term 70th Congress of late Honorary Louis A. Frothingham by majority of 26,663 votes and for the 71st Congress by majority of 27,100 votes.
Member 70th Congress (unexpired term of late Louis A. Frothingham. 1928-1929), also 71st and 72d Congresses (1929-1933). 14th Massachusetts District, and 73d to 85th Congresses, 13th Massachusetts District.
Member American and Massachusetts State bar associations, American Legion, 40 and 8. Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order World War. Military Order Foreign Wars.
Married to Florence Joyes Booth, April. Children: Ann Joyes, Mary Dixwell, Jane Booth.