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Boland, Edward P., 1911-2001



  • Existence: 1911-10-01 - 2001-11-04

Biographical note

Politician, Massachusetts Representative. Edward Patrick Boland was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1911. He graduated from Central High School in Springfield and attended Bay State Institute and Boston College Law School. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives from 1934-1940 and served in the United States Army during World War II. He was first elected as a Democrat to the House of Representatives in 1953 where he served until his retirement in 1989. He was Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and on the House Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran.

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Edward P. Boland congressional papers


Papers that document the congressional career of Edward P. Boland in the House of Representatives for the 2nd District of Massachusetts. Composed of correspondence, photographs, audio and video recordings, artifacts and ephemera, clippings, publications, posters, and photograph albums.

Restrictions on Access Collection is open for research with the following exceptions: Series V. Subseries C. Immigration casework files; Series IX. Subseries B. Boxes 45-48 and 58-59; and files throughout the collection with financial or privacy concerns identified by the archivist.Most audio and video recordings are not available for playback due to format impermanence and can not be reformatted by Burns Library at this time. Please let Burns Library Public Services know of your specific interest;...
Dates: 1935-2003; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1989