Louis A. Frothingham


Louis A. Frothingham

Infobox Congressman
name = Louis Adams Frothingham


state = Massachusetts
district = 14th
term_start = March 4, 1921
term_end = August 23, 1928
preceded = Richard Olney
succeeded = Richard B. Wigglesworth
order2 = 41st Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
term_start2 = 1909
term_end2 = 1912
governor2 = Ebenezer Sumner Draper (1909-1910)
Eugene Foss (1910-1911)
predecessor2 = Ebenezer Sumner Draper
successor2 = Robert Luce
birth_date = July 13, 1871
birth_place = Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
death_date = August 23, 1928
death_place = North Haven, Maine
party = Republican
profession =
spouse =
footnotes = |

Louis Adams Frothingham was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He was born in Jamaica Plain on July 13, 1871. He attended the public schools and Adams Academy. He graduated from Harvard University in 1893 and from Harvard Law School in 1896. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Boston. He served as second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in the Spanish-American War.

He was elected a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and served as Speaker. He served as Lieutenant Governor 1909-1911, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor in 1911. He was lecturer at Harvard. He then moved to North Easton and continued the practice of law. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916. Frothingham served as a major in the United States Army during World War I. He was a member of the commission to visit the soldiers and sailors from Massachusetts in France. He served as first vice commander of the Massachusetts branch of the American Legion in 1919. He was overseer of Harvard University for eighteen years.

Frothingham was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1921, until his death on board the yacht Winsome in North Haven, Maine on August 23, 1928. His interment was in Village Cemetery in North Easton.

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