Josiah Augustus Spaulding

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Josiah Augustus Spaulding

Death: March 27, 1983 (60)
San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Immediate Family:

Son of Paul W Spaulding and Constance Spaulding
Husband of Helen Spaulding
Father of Private; Private and Private

Managed by: Alex Bickle
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About Josiah Augustus Spaulding

Josiah Augustus "Si" Spaulding (December 21, 1922 – March 27, 1983) was an American businessman, attorney, and politician.

Education and military service

Spaulding graduated from the Hotchkiss School and Yale University in 1947, where he was a member of Skull and Bones. He served three years as a pilot for the US Marine Corps during World War II and was discharged as a first lieutenant. He attended Columbia Law School.


Spaulding served as the Chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party from 1967 to 1969. He was the Republican nominee for United States Senator in 1970 and Massachusetts Attorney General in 1974.


Spaudling was a partner in the Boston law firm of Bingham Dana & Gould.


Spaulding was the longtime chairman of Beverly Hospital in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Spaulding was one of the founders of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Hospital. Following his death, the hospital would be renamed the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in his honor.

Personal life

Spaulding was married to Helen Bowdoin Spaulding, an activist and philanthropist who served as the president of the New England Aquarium and vice chairman of the board of trustees of Georgetown University.

He died of a heart attack in 1983 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Spaulding's son, Josiah Spaulding, Jr., is the president and CEO of the Citi Performing Arts Center.

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Josiah Augustus Spaulding's Timeline

December 21, 1922
March 27, 1983
Age 60
San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico