BOLAND, Edward Patrick, Representative from Massachusetts; born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., October 1, 1911; graduated from Central High School, Springfield, Mass., 1928; attended Bay Path Institute, Longmeadow, Mass.; attended Boston College Law School, Boston, Mass.; United States Army, 1942-1946; member of the Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1934-1940; register of deeds for Hampden County, Mass., 1941-1952; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third and to the seventeen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1989); chairman, Select Committee on Intelligence (Ninety-fifth through Ninety-eighth Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred First Congress in 1988; died on November 4, 2001, in Springfield, Mass.; interment in St. Michaels Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
Courtesy of Biographical Directory of the United States Congress