Thursday, May. 8, 2008
Attleboro Courthouse named in memory of James H. Sullivan, clerk-magistrate from 1951 to 1983
Sullivan, who died at the age of 87, lived in Attleboro for more than 60 years
Yesterday, the Massachusetts Trial Court dedicated the courthouse for the Attleboro Division of the District Court in memory of James H. Sullivan, who served as clerk-magistrate in that location for over 30 years. Sullivan, who died in 2000 at the age of 87, lived in Attleboro for more than 60 years and was actively involved in a wide range of civic organizations.
Clerk-Magistrate Daniel J. Sullivan served as the master of ceremonies for the dedication ceremony in his father’s memory. The legislation to name the courthouse after James H. Sullivan passed in 2006.
Speakers at the event included:
Hon. Lynda M. Connolly
Chief Justice of the District Court
Rev. Msgr. Daniel F. Hoye
Former pastor of St. John the Evangelist Parish
Daniel Del Vecchio Jr., Esq.
Bristol County Bar Association
James H. Fagan
State representative, Third Bristol District
John A. Lepper
State representative, Second Bristol District
Hon. Robert A. Mulligan
Chief Justice for Administration & Management
Hon. Gregory L. Phillips
First Justice, Attleboro Division of the District Court
Daniel J. Sullivan
Clerk Magistrate, Attleboro Division of the District Court