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|Frank J. Donahue|
|18th Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth|
January 15, 1913 –1915
|Preceded by||Albert P. Langtry|
|Succeeded by||Albert P. Langtry|
|Majority|| 4,576 (1912); |
|Associate Justice of the|
Massachusetts Superior Court
|Nominated by||Joseph B. Ely|
|Preceded by||Charles H. Donahue|
|Succeeded by||Roger J. Donahue|
|Chairperson of the Massachusetts Democratic Party|
|Preceded by||Charles H. McGlue|
|Succeeded by||Joseph A. Maynard|
|Children|| Roger J. Donahue |
|Alma mater||Suffolk University Law School, 1921.|
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Albert P. Langtry
| 18th Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth |
Albert P. Langtry
|Party political offices|
Charles H. McGlue
| Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee|
Joseph A. Maynard
Charles H. Donahue
| Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court|
Roger J. Donahue
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