Sullivan Square (Lawrence, MA)

sullivanwSullivan Square is named after Commodore William A. Sullivan who achieved his rank (between a Captain and a rear Admiral) during World War II. He graduated from LHS in 1912, Phillips Andover in 1913, and MIT in 1917. His first job was as the South Lawrence correspondent for the Evening Tribune. He entered the Navy as lieutenant (junior grade) after graduation and stayed in through both wars. He came to national promenance as the chief salvaging officer raising the Normandie and clearing harbors in northern France and North Africa. Sullivan Square was dedicated to the Commodore in 2007 at the corner of Salem Street and South Broadway right next to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

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