George B. Churchill

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George B. Churchill
Churchill in 1925
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd district
In office
March 4, 1925 – July 1, 1925
Preceded byFrederick H. Gillett
Succeeded byHenry L. Bowles
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
Personal details
George Bosworth Churchill

(1866-10-24)October 24, 1866
Worcester, Massachusetts
DiedJuly 1, 1925(1925-07-01) (aged 58)
Amherst, Massachusetts
Political partyRepublican

George Bosworth Churchill (October 24, 1866 – July 1, 1925) was an American politician, a Representative from Massachusetts, and an academic and editor.

Life and career[1][edit]

Churchill was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to Ezra and Myra Jane Churchill and grew up there. He graduated from Amherst College in 1889, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He taught at Worcester High School until 1892. At this point he moved to Philadelphia and taught in the William Penn Charter School, simultaneously taking a postgraduate course at the University of Pennsylvania 1892-1894.[2]

In 1894, he went to Europe and studied in the University of Strassburg, Germany (now in France), and then attended the University of Berlin, 1895-1897. He returned to the United States and became assistant editor of the Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1897 and 1898; member of the faculty of Amherst College 1898-1925 (as professor of English Literature); moderator of Amherst 1905-1925.[2]

He was member of the State senate 1917-1919; delegate to the State constitutional conventions in 1917 and 1919; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1925, until his death, in Amherst. He was buried in Wildwood Cemetery.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "CHURCHILL, George Bosworth - Biographical Information". Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  2. ^ a b "Amherst College Biographical Record: Class of 1889". Archived from the original on 2016-08-13. Retrieved 2017-08-31.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Frederick H. Gillett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district

March 4, 1925 – July 1, 1925
Succeeded by
Henry L. Bowles