Frank H. Foss
|Frank Herbert Foss|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 3rd district
March 4, 1925 – January 3, 1935
|Preceded by||Calvin Paige|
|Succeeded by||Joseph E. Casey|
|Chairperson of the Massachusetts Republican Party|
|Preceded by||Frank B. Hall|
|Succeeded by||Francis Prescott|
September 20, 1865|
February 15, 1947 81) (aged|
Foss was a member of the Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America Union, number 19, until 1895 when he took out an honorable withdrawal card and became a general contractor engaged in the construction of industrial plants.
He was a member of the Fitchburg city council (1906–1912); water commissioner (1913–1915); mayor of Fitchburg (1917–1920); member of the Republican State committee (1915–1946), and served as chairman (1921–1924).
He was a delegate to every Republican State Convention held between 1915 and 1946. He was elected as a Republican to the 69th Congress and the following four Congresses (March 4, 1925 - January 3, 1935). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the 74th Congress, and resumed management in the contracting business.
He resided in Fitchburg until his death there on February 15, 1947, aged 81; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.
- The Bricklayer, mason and plasterer VOL. X No. 1, Indianapolis,IN: Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America, December 1916, p. 251.
- United States Congress. "Frank H. Foss (id: F000294)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Frank H. Foss at Find a Grave
Frank B. Hall
|Chairman of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee
| Succeeded by|
|United States House of Representatives|
Calvin D. Paige
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district
March 4, 1925 - January 3, 1935
| Succeeded by|
Joseph E. Casey