John Volpe The Life of an Immigrants Son

By: Kilgore Kathleen

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26538 - Cloth - English - Octavo - 224 pp. ex-library call number label removed from spine leaving shadow bookplates & inkstamps inside front otherwise good. John Anthony Volpe (December 8 1908 - November 11 1994) was a Governor of Massachusetts and a U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Volpe was born in 1908 in Wakefield Massachusetts.[1] He was the son of Italian immigrants Vito and Filomena (Benedetto) who had come from Abruzzo to Bostons North End in 1905; his father was in the construction business. On June 18 1934 Volpe married Jennie Benedetto with whom he had two children John Jr. and Jean (m. Rotondi). Volpe attended Wentworth Institute in Boston and entered the construction business building his own firm in 1930. During World War II he volunteered to serve stateside as a United States Navy Seabees training officer. In 1953 he was appointed as the Massachusett - Dublin NH: Yankee Books 1987

Title: John Volpe The Life of an Immigrants Son

Author Name: Kilgore Kathleen

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Dublin NH, Yankee Books: 0000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

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