05 September 2014

Leading America of Italian Descent in Massachusetts, Alexander J. Drinkwater

Leading America of Italian Descent in Massachusetts, p.301

AKA: Alessandro Bevilacqua

DRINKWATER, ALEXANDER J. - Attorney-at-law. Born Boston, Dec. 3, 1888. Son of Salvatore Drinkwater (Bevacqua) 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. Children: Mildred; Evelyn (Di Prezio); Arthur, a graduate of Boston College, now instructor in U.S. Army; Rudolf and Gloria (Goglia) twins, and 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, World War 1. 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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