House at 259 Water Street, Wakefield, Mass.

Title:
  • House at 259 Water Street, Wakefield, Mass.
Creator:
  • Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Description:
  • Photos show views of the house located at 259 Water Street Street on the south side of the street at the corner of Del Carmine Street. The house was built in the first decade of the 20th century and was the birthplace of John Anthony Volpe on December 8, 1908. Volpe was elected governor of Massachusetts in 1960, 1964, and 1966. In 1968 he left the governor's position to become the U. S. Secretary of Transportation, and in 1972 was appointed U. S. Ambassador to Italy. The library at Wakefield Memorial High School was named in his honor in 1993, and the school maintains an archive of his papers and effects. He died on November 11, 1994. The home now contains law offices.
  • Photos taken at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Date:
  • 07-29-2008
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Publisher:
  • [Wakefield, Mass. : The author]

Citation

Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-, “House at 259 Water Street, Wakefield, Mass.,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed September 27, 2020, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/4266.

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