Honorable Lawrence Leo Cameron  September 13 1919

Honorable Lawrence Leo Cameron September 13 1919November 6 2022

September 13 1919 November 6 2022
The Honorable Lawrence L. Cameron (of Falmouth), Navy Veteran, Boston Police Officer, Lawyer, Chief Justice of the South Boston District Court, and Life Trustee of Suffolk University, passed away on November 6, 2022 at 103 years old. He was born on September 13, 1919, to Duncan and Mary (Cotter) Cameron. He was the oldest of 5 children born and raised in the Meeting House Hill area of Dorchester. He attended St. Peter’s Parish School and graduated from Boston English High School in 1937. He served his country and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged in 1945 after serving in both European and Pacific theatres in World War II. In 1946 he joined the Boston Police Department. He earned a combined Undergraduate and Law Degree from Suffolk University in 1951. In 1955, he joined the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. In 1970, he was appointed the first Assistant District Attorney under Garrett H. Byrne. In 1974 he was appointed Justice of the South Boston District Court by Governor Francis Sargent and he held court until his retirement in 1989. He was a lifetime Trustee of Suffolk University, a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a member of the American Bar Association of Massachusetts. He was married to his beloved partner in life and practicing of law Barbara G. Cameron for 43 years until her passing in July 1993. He married his second wife, Irene Hughes in 1998 and they enjoyed 14 wonderful years together until her passing in 2012. He is survived by many loving nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the Atria staff and his wonderful aides that took such great care of him in his final days. Visitation will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 9 to 9:30 AM at Chapman Funerals & Cremations, 584 West Falmouth Highway, West Falmouth. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10 AM at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 481 Quaker Road, North Falmouth. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made the Cameron Family Scholarship Fund at the Campaign for Catholic Schools, 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Honorable Lawrence Leo Cameron September 13 1919 November 6 2022.

Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Homes

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death notice Honorable Lawrence Leo Cameron September 13 1919 November 6 2022

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