18 November 2011

Leading American of Italian Descent - Alexander J. Drinkwater

Leading Americans of Italian Descent in Massachusetts, p. 301

DRINKWATER, ALEXANDER J.—Attorney-at-Law. Born Boston, Dec. 3 1888. Son of Salvatore Drinkwater (Bevilacqua) and Carmela Pizzano. Graduated: Lincoln Preparatory School and Northeastern University School of Law, 1924, LL.B. In general practice in Boston and Chelsea since 1924. Married Mary Di Venuta of Chelsea, May 3, 1914. Chi!dren: MiIdred; Evelyn (Di Prezio); Arthur, a graduate of Boston College, now an instructor in U.S. Army; Rudolph and GIoria (Goglia) twins, Marion. Member and first Italian grand knight—Revere Council K. of C., No. 179. Commodore of Point Pines Yacht Club. Government appeal agent for Revere. Draft Board. Served in officers training school, WorId War I. Active as Democratic leader in city of Revere. Father, born in Torre le Nocelle Avellino, Italy, came to America in 1887 settling in Chelsea. Was mason contractor for over 50 years. Office: 40 Court St., Boston. Res: 221 Broadway, Revere.


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