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Francis Sargent
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64th Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 22, 1969 – January 2, 1975
Acting 1969–1971
Lieutenant Donald Dwight
Preceded by John Volpe
Succeeded by Michael Dukakis
63rd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
1967–1971
Governor John Volpe
Preceded by Elliot Richardson
Succeeded by Donald R. Dwight
Personal details
Born
Francis Williams Sargent

(1915-07-29)July 29, 1915
Hamilton, Massachusetts
Died October 22, 1998(1998-10-22) (aged 83)
Dover, Massachusetts
Resting place Highland Cemetery, Dover, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jessie Sargent (1938–1998)
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Army
Unit 10th Mountain Division
Battles/wars World War II

Francis Williams Sargent (July 29, 1915 – October 22, 1998) was an American politician. He was the 64th Governor of Massachusetts from 1969 to 1975. He was a member of the Republican Party.

Sargent died on October 22, 1998 in Dover, Massachusetts at the age of 83.


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