Francis Sargent

Governor of Massachusetts (1915-1998)
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Francis Williams Sargent (July 29, 1915 – October 22, 1998) was an American politician. He was the 64th Governor of Massachusetts from 1969 to 1975. He was a member of the Republican Party.

Francis Sargent
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64th Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 22, 1969 – January 2, 1975
Acting 1969–1971
LieutenantDonald Dwight
Preceded byJohn Volpe
Succeeded byMichael Dukakis
63rd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
1967–1971
GovernorJohn Volpe
Preceded byElliot Richardson
Succeeded byDonald R. Dwight
Personal details
Born
Francis Williams Sargent

(1915-07-29)July 29, 1915
Hamilton, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 22, 1998(1998-10-22) (aged 83)
Dover, Massachusetts
Resting placeHighland Cemetery, Dover, Massachusetts
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jessie Sargent (1938–1998)
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Unit10th Mountain Division
Battles/warsWorld War II

Sargent died on October 22, 1998 in Dover, Massachusetts at the age of 83.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Funeral to be Nov 4 for Francis Sargent. The Boston Globe, October 24, 1998.
  2. "Francis Sargent; Ex-Massachusetts Governor". Los Angeles Times. 1998-10-25. Retrieved 2020-07-04.