Endicott Peabody

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Endicott Peabody
62nd Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 3, 1963 – January 7, 1965
LieutenantFrancis X. Bellotti
Preceded byJohn A. Volpe
Succeeded byJohn A. Volpe
Member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council for the 3rd District
In office
Preceded byOtis Whitney
Succeeded byChristian A. Herter, Jr.
Personal details
Born(1920-02-15)February 15, 1920
Lawrence, Massachusetts
DiedDecember 1, 1997(1997-12-01) (aged 77)
Hollis, New Hampshire
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Barbara Welch Gibbons
(1944-1997, his death)
AwardsSilver Star
Presidential Unit Citation
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy
Battles/warsWorld War II

Endicott Peabody (February 15, 1920 – December 1, 1997) was an American politician. He was the 62nd Governor of Massachusetts from January 3, 1963 to January 7, 1965.[1] Peabody was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Peabody ran for the United States Senate of Massachusetts, but lost to Edward Brooke. He then ran for Vice President of the United States in 1972, but lost to Edmund Muskie. He then moved to New Hampshire where he ran for other political offices there, but always lost.

Peabody died in Hollis, New Hampshire from leukemia, aged 77.[2]

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  1. "Endicott Peabody profile (1920-1997)". Mass.gov. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
  2. "Obituary — Endicott Peabody, 77, Dies; Governor of Massachusetts in 60's". The New York Times.com. December 4, 1997.

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