Longest Service (24 years or more):
Edward M. Kennedy
John F. Kerry
Henry C. Lodge, Sr.
George F. Hoar
David I. Walsh
|Massachusetts Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions|
Senate President (U.S. Vice President): John Adams, Elbridge Gerry, Henry Wilson, Calvin Coolidge.
Republican Conference Chair: Henry Cabot Lodge, Leverett Saltonstall
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chair: John Kerry
Party Whips: Leverett Saltonstall, Edward M. Kennedy
Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:
|Massachusetts Senators Depicted on U.S. Postage Stamps:|
|John Quincy Adams (4 issues)
John F. Kennedy (3 issues)
Daniel Webster (15 issues)
|Massachusetts Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection|
Statuary: Samuel Adams by Anne Whitney (East central hall); John Winthrop by Richard S. Greenough (Hall of Columns); John Hancock by Horatio Stone (Senate wing, second floor, west corridor); Daniel Webster by Thomas Ball (Senate wing, second floor). (Webster is also honored by one of New Hampshire's two statues in Statuary Hall.)
Rotunda Frieze: Landing of the Pilgrims by Constantino Brumidi; Battle of Lexington by Filippo Costaggini.
Frescos: Calling of Putnam from the Plow to the Revolution by Constantino Brumidi (House wing, west wall, H-144); Boston Massacre, 1770 by Constantino Brumidi (Senate wing, S-128); Battle of Lexington by Constantino Brumidi (Senate wing, S-128).
Reliefs: Landing of the Pilgrims by Enrico Causici (Rotunda).
Medallions: All by Constantino Brumidi: John Hancock (Senate wing, first floor, West corridor); Daniel Webster (Senate wing, first floor, main corridor); Israel Putnam (Senate wing, first floor, North corridor); Joseph Warren (Senate wing, first floor, North corridor); Charles Sumner (Senate wing, S-118, west wall).
Plaques: John F. Kennedy (S-210); Henry Wilson (Vice President's Room, S-214).
Capitol Building Materials, Furniture and Objects: Lee, MA, marble (East Thomas Balland West extensions, exterior facing).