Stoughton Town Moderator and Attorney

Timothy Francis Daly, attorney and counselor at law at Stoughton, was born in Holbrook, Massachusetts, April 6, 1883, a son of Patrick and Ellen Daly. In the acquirement of an education he attended the Holbrook public schools and was graduated from the Holbrook high school with the class of June, 1901. Determining upon the practice of law as a life work, he then entered the Boston University Law School, from which he was graduated cum laude with the LL. B. degree in 1904. At once he entered upon the active practice of his profession, which he has since followed, and he has been connected with much important work of the court.

On the 26th of November, 1913, in Stoughton, Mr. Daly was united in marriage to Miss Mary Estelle Hatch, a daughter of Benjamin F. and Mary Hatch, the former now deceased. They have become the parents of two sons and one daughter, Francis, Joseph and Mary. Mr. and Mrs. Daly attend the Immaculate Conception church at Stoughton and he holds membership with the Knights of Columbus, serving for the fifth term in the office of chancellor. He is also connected with the Massachusetts Catholic Order of Foresters, of which he is a past chief ranger. He is likewise identified with Chitcatawbut Club, with the Stoughton C. A. A and the Stoughton Board of Trade, associations that indicate much of the nature of his interests. In politics he maintains an independent course, voting for men and measures rather than party. Since 1913 he has filled the position of town moderator of Stoughton, making a most excellent record in this connection by the practical and effective methods which he has inaugurated in promoting the public welfare.

Source: History of Norfolk County Massachusetts 1622-1918 (New York, S. J. Clark Publishing Co., 1918), 2:241-242.

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