Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905Variant names
Irish American attorney; Congressman from Massachusetts.
From the description of Letter to James Jeffrey Roche, 1891 June 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 68116920
Lawyer and politician.
Born near Fermoy, Ireland, Collins immigrated to America in 1848. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1871 and practiced law in Boston. He served in the Massachusetts State Legislature and was a member of Congress from 1883-1889. He was mayor of Boston from 1902 to 1905. Collins was very involved in the Irish Land League and Irish affairs in general.
From the description of Patrick A. Collins Papers, 1868-1908, (bulk 1880-1890). (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33825823
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