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Collection National Woman's Party Congressional Voting Card Collection
Catalog Number 1915.045.003
Object Name Card, Congressional Voting
Title Richard Olney, Jr. of Massachusetts
Sketch of Life card
Date 1915
Dates of Creation 1915
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1915
Scope & Content Congressional Voting Card File, 1915-1932
The following is typed on a 5" x 8" paper card


Olney, Mr. Richard, Jr. Dem. Mass. 14th Dist.

Political History:
Party: Democratic
District: State Representative, Mass. House of Rep. 1902 from Leicester
Congressional: Member of Congress, 14th Dist.
Has he served in State legislature: Yes.
Record on suffrage in state: Opposed, but voted "yes" at last state election.
Did he introduce any bill concerning suffrage? no.
How did he vote on suffrage bills in legislature? opposed
Record on suffrage in Congress.
Will he support the Susan B. Anthony amendment? Probably not.
What influences were paramount in electing him? A strong progressive candidate who has since rejoined the Republicans polled more than enough votes to defeat the Republican candidate.
What is his present stand on suffrage? Has been regarded as an opponent of woman suffrage but it is understood he voted "yes" at last state election.
Record of election (important)
(over)

REVERSE:
votes received by the Congressman in his Congressional district: 13,246 out of 36,286 votes cast. (4 candidates)
Votes received by the suffrage amendment in same district. 11,842.

Information sent in by Miss E.F. Baxter, Holden, Mass.
People Olney, Representative Richard, Jr. 1871-1939
Baxter, Miss E.F.
Subjects Congressional Card Index
Congressmen
Massachusetts
Olney, Representative Richard, Jr. 1871-1939
Elections
State government
Suffrage
Search Terms Congressional Card Index
Congressmen
Massachusetts
Olney, Representative Richard, Jr. 1871-1939
Elections
State government
Suffrage
Suffrage amendment