88 Notable alumni of
Suffolk University

Suffolk University is 854th in the world, 326th in North America, and 304th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 88 notable alumni from Suffolk University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jenna Marbles

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    Jenna Marbles
    Born in
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    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    Studied psychology
    Occupations
    YouTuberpodcaster
    Biography

    Jenna Nicole Mourey, better known by her pseudonym Jenna Marbles, is an American YouTuber. Over the span of ten years, her YouTube channel has accumulated approximately 1.6 billion video views and 20.1 million subscribers.

  2. Frank Caprio

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    Frank Caprio
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    United States Flag United States
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    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    lawyerteacherjudge
    Biography

    Francesco "Frank" Caprio is an American jurist, politician, and currently serving as the chief municipal judge in Providence, Rhode Island and the former Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Governors. His judicial work is televised on the television program Caught in Providence. He also has made appearances in the series Parking Wars dealing with several cases of traffic violations in his courtroom.

  3. Leila Lopes

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    Leila Lopes
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    Angola Flag Angola
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    modelbeauty pageant contestant
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    Leila Luliana da Costa Vieira Lopes Umenyiora is an Angolan actress, TV host, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Angola UK 2010, Miss Angola 2010 and Miss Universe 2011.

  4. Paul Benedict

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    Paul Benedict
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    Years
    1938-2008 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actortheatrical director
    Biography

    Paul Benedict was an American actor who made numerous appearances in television and movies beginning in 1965. He was known for his roles as The Number Painter on the PBS children's show Sesame Street and as the English neighbor Harry Bentley on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons.

  5. Nick Buoniconti

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    Nick Buoniconti
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    Years
    1940-2019 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti was an American professional football player who was a middle linebacker in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL). He played for the Boston Patriots and Miami Dolphins, winning two Super Bowls with the Dolphins. Buoniconti was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001.

  6. Frank T. Caprio

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    Frank T. Caprio
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Frank T. Caprio is an American politician and banker from Rhode Island. His twenty-year political career has included being elected as the 29th General Treasurer of Rhode Island from 2007 to 2011. He was the first political candidate in the United States to use on-demand television to reach voters and one of the first candidates to launch an Internet TV channel for use in a political campaign in 2006.

  7. David Caprio

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    David Caprio
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    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    David A. Caprio is an American attorney and politician who served as a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from District 34. He was first elected on December 21, 1999. In 2010, Caprio was defeated in a September primary election.

  8. Dan Harrington

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    Dan Harrington
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    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    poker playerchess playerlawyer
    Biography

    Dan Harrington is a professional poker player, best known for winning the Main Event at the 1995 World Series of Poker. He has earned one World Poker Tour title, two WSOP bracelets, and over six million dollars in tournament cashes in his poker career. He is also a member of the Poker Hall of Fame.

  9. Althea Garrison

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    Althea Garrison
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Althea Garrison is an independent American politician from Boston, Massachusetts, who has served on the Boston City Council as an at-large councilor.

  10. Alejandro Betancourt López

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    Alejandro Betancourt López
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    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
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    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpresidentdirector
    Biography

    Leopoldo Alejandro Betancourt López is a Venezuelan businessman who is Chairman and CEO of Derwick Associates, an engineering, procurement and construction company. He is the leader of the international investment group O'Hara Administration, and a director of Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation, a publicly held Canadian company and a leading explorer and producer of natural gas and crude oil which operates in various Latin American countries. Betancourt controls 19.95% of Pacific Exploration & Production. He is also president of Hawkers, a Spanish sunglasses company.

  11. Richard J. Leon

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    Richard J. Leon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
    Biography

    Richard J. Leon is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

  12. Allan Fung

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    Allan Fung
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Allan Wai-Ket Fung is an American attorney and politician who served as the mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island from 2009 to 2021. He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Rhode Island in the 2014 election and 2018 election.

  13. James Bamford

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    James Bamford
    Born in
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    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    historianauthorjournalistnon-fiction writerintelligence analyst
    Biography

    James Bamford is an American bestselling author, journalist and documentary producer widely noted for his writing about United States intelligence agencies, especially the National Security Agency (NSA). The New York Times has called him "the nation's premier journalist on the subject of the National Security Agency" and in a lengthy profile The New Yorker named him "the NSA's chief chronicler." Bamford has taught at the University of California, Berkeley as a distinguished visiting professor and has written for The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Harper's, and many other publications. In 2006, he won the National Magazine Award for Reporting, the highest award in the magazine industry, for his writing on the war in Iraq published in Rolling Stone. He is also an Emmy nominated documentary producer for PBS and spent a decade as the Washington investigative producer for ABC's World News Tonight. In 2015 he became the national security columnist for Foreign Policy Magazine and he also writes for The New Republic. His most recent book, The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA From 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America, became a New York Times bestseller and was named by The Washington Post as one of "The Best Books of the Year." It is the third in a trilogy by Bamford on the NSA, following The Puzzle Palace (1982) and Body of Secrets (2001), also New York Times bestsellers.

  14. Stephen Kurkjian

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    Stephen Kurkjian
    Born in
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    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    Studied in 1970
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Stephen A. Kurkjian is an American journalist and author. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting in 1972 and 1980. Additionally, he contributed to The Boston Globe Spotlight Team's coverage of the clergy abuse scandal within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2003. He also received the George Polk Award in 1982 and 1994. He won the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award in 1995.

  15. Bill Keating

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    Bill Keating
    Born in
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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    In 1985 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    William Richard Keating is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he first entered Congress in 2011, representing Massachusetts's 10th congressional district until redistricting. Keating's district currently includes Cape Cod and most of the South Coast. He raised his profile advocating for criminal justice issues in both houses of the Massachusetts General Court (1977–1999) before becoming District Attorney (DA) of Norfolk County where he served three terms prior to his congressional tenure.

  16. Marty Meehan

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    Marty Meehan
    Born in
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    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    In 1981 graduated with Master of Public Administration
    In 1983 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianlawyeradjunct professorfinancial analyst
    Biography

    Martin Thomas Meehan is an American academic administrator, politician, and attorney. Since July 2015, Meehan has served as the President of the University of Massachusetts after serving as Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell since September 2007.

  17. John F. Tierney

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    John F. Tierney
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    In 1976 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    John F. Tierney is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts from 1997 to 2015. He is a Democrat who represented the state's 6th district, which includes the state's North Shore and Cape Ann. Born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts, Tierney graduated from Salem State College and Suffolk University Law School. He worked in private law and served on the Salem Chamber of Commerce from 1976 to 1997. Tierney first ran for the House of Representatives in 1994 against Republican incumbent Peter G. Torkildsen, losing by a small margin. He defeated Torkildsen in a rematch in 1996.

  18. William F. Galvin

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    William F. Galvin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    William Francis Galvin is an American politician who serves as the 27th Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth.

  19. Setti Warren

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    Setti Warren
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Setti David Warren is an American politician. He served as Mayor of Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, and is a former Democratic candidate for United States Senate in 2012. He is the first popularly elected African-American mayor in Massachusetts.

  20. Joe Moakley

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    Joe Moakley
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    Years
    1927-2001 (aged 74)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    In 1956 graduated with Bachelor of Laws
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    John Joseph Moakley was an American politician who served as the United States Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district from 1973 until his death in 2001. Moakley won the seat from incumbent Louise Day Hicks in a 1972 rematch; the seat had been held two years earlier by the retiring Speaker of the House John William McCormack. Moakley was the last Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Rules before Republicans took control of the chamber in 1995.

  21. Salvatore DiMasi

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    Salvatore DiMasi
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Salvatore Francis "Sal" DiMasi is a former Democratic state representative in Massachusetts. The former Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives originally joined the state legislature in 1979, as a member of the Democratic Party. He eventually resigned from this post in January 2009, just six months prior to being indicted on several Federal charges, including conspiracy to defraud the federal government, extortion, mail fraud and wire fraud. DiMasi was found guilty on 7 of 9 federal corruption charges on June 15, 2011. DiMasi is the third consecutive Massachusetts house speaker to be federally indicted.

  22. George Sifakis

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    George Sifakis
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    George Anthony Sifakis is a former United States federal government official and government relations professional. Sifakis is currently CEO of IdeagenGlobal.com, which convenes global leaders to develop partnerships and solutions to the world's most troubling issues.

  23. Robert DeLeo

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    Robert DeLeo
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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Robert Alfred DeLeo is a former American politician from the state of Massachusetts. He served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2009 to 2020, having succeeded Salvatore DiMasi, who resigned due to allegations of an ethics violation.

  24. Brian A. Joyce

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    Brian A. Joyce
    Years
    1962-2018 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brian Augustine Joyce was an American politician who was a Massachusetts State Senator for the Democratic Party. He served for nine terms, representing the Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth district, which includes Avon, Braintree Precincts 1A, 1B, 2A & 2B, Canton, East Bridgewater Precinct 4, Easton Precincts 3-6, Milton, Randolph, Sharon Precincts 2 & 3, Stoughton, and West Bridgewater.

  25. Alexandra Bech Gjørv

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    Alexandra Bech Gjørv
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    Studied in 1991-1991
    Occupations
    lawyerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Alexandra Bech Gjørv is a Norwegian lawyer and businesswoman.

  26. Michael Sullivan

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    Michael Sullivan
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Michael J. Sullivan is an American lawyer and politician who served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts (2001–2009) and Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (2006–2009). His work as U.S. Attorney largely focused on national security and health-care fraud. A native of the Holbrook–Abington region, Sullivan served earlier in his career as the Plymouth County District Attorney, and as a Republican member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

  27. John Frederick Collins

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    John Frederick Collins
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1919-1995 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Frederick Collins was the Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts from January 4, 1960 to January 1, 1968 under whose tenure the Boston Housing Authority actively segregated its public housing developments and whose property tax assessor's office implemented racially discriminatory assessments. In 1963, Collins and Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) executive Edward J. Logue organized a consortium of savings banks, cooperatives, and federal and state savings and loan associations in the city called the Boston Banks Urban Renewal Group (B-BURG) that would reverse redline parts of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan along Blue Hill Avenue. In April 1965, a special committee appointed by the Massachusetts Education Commissioner found the Boston Public Schools to be racially imbalanced due to housing segregation, leading to the passage of the Racial Imbalance Act signed into law by Massachusetts Governor John Volpe the following August.

  28. Joseph M. Tierney

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    Joseph M. Tierney
    Years
    1941-2009 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joseph M. Tierney was an American politician who served as a member of the Boston City Council from 1972 to 1987. He was the President of the City Council in 1977, 1979, and from 1983 to 1985. He was a candidate for Mayor of Boston in 1987, losing to incumbent Raymond Flynn, 67% to 33%. He was the father of actress Maura Tierney.

  29. T.J. Donovan

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    T.J. Donovan
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Thomas J. Donovan Jr. is an American lawyer and politician serving as Vermont's State Attorney General since 2017. He was first elected in 2016 with over 66 percent of the vote. He previously served for ten years as State's Attorney of Chittenden County, the most populous county in Vermont.

  30. Bruce Tarr

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    Bruce Tarr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bruce E. Tarr is the minority leader of the Massachusetts Senate. He has been a member since 1995, representing the 1st Essex and Middlesex District. He is a member of the United States Republican Party and a former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. In June 2009 fellow Republican state senator Scott Brown described the 5 member senate caucus as "led" by Senator Tarr.

  31. Anthony Zinno

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    Anthony Zinno
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Anthony Zinno is a professional poker player from Cranston, Rhode Island. He has won three World Poker Tour (WPT) titles and two World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets.

  32. Ronald Machtley

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    Ronald Machtley
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Ronald Keith "Ron" Machtley is an American politician and former president of Bryant University. Machtley served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Rhode Island from 1989 to 1995. From 1996 to 2020, Machtley served as president of Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

  33. John Bernard Hynes

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    John Bernard Hynes
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    Years
    1897-1970 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Bernard Hynes, was the Mayor of Boston from 1950 to 1960.

  34. Linda Dorcena Forry

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    Linda Dorcena Forry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda Dorcena Forry is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate, who represented the 1st Suffolk district from June 2013 - January 2018. She previously represented the 12th Suffolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives after winning a special election in April 2005. Haitian-American, Dorcena Forry, is the former House Chair of the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Business.

  35. Jo Ann Rooney

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    Jo Ann Rooney
    Born in
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    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    Graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    teacher
    Biography

    Jo Ann Rooney is an American educator with a background in higher education, law, business, health care, and public service. On May 23, 2016, she was named the 24th president of Loyola University Chicago, a Jesuit, Catholic university in Chicago, Illinois. Rooney is the first lay, non-Jesuit president of the university in its history and began her term as president on August 1, 2016.

  36. Heather King

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    Heather King
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    essayist
    Biography

    Heather King is a writer, blogger and speaker. Raised on the coast of New Hampshire, she struggled with alcoholism—a period during which she made the ill-advised decision to attend law school—sobered up in 1987, quit her job as an attorney, and converted to Catholicism in 1996.

  37. Ryan Fattman

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    Ryan Fattman
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ryan C. Fattman is an American state legislator currently serving in the Massachusetts State Senate. Prior to being elected to the Massachusetts Senate, Fattman represented the 18th Worcester district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives as a Republican. Before serving as a state representative, he attended Suffolk University and Tufts University and served on the Sutton Board of Selectmen from 2006 to 2011.

  38. William L. Uanna

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    William L. Uanna
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    Years
    1909-1961 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    engineermilitary personnellawyer
    Biography

    William Lewis "Bud" Uanna was an American security expert, who gained prominence as a security officer with the Manhattan Project, which built the first atomic bomb during World War II.

  39. Andrea Cabral

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    Andrea Cabral
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Andrea J. Cabral is an American lawyer and former Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety.

  40. Gustavo Gelpí

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    Gustavo Gelpí
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Gustavo Antonio Gelpí Jr. is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. He is a nominee to be a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

  41. Dapper O'Neil

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    Dapper O'Neil
    Years
    1920-2007 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Albert Leo "Dapper" O'Neil was an American politician who served as a socially conservative member of the Boston City Council for twenty-eight years. Prior to joining the council, he served on the Boston Licensing Board and was an operative for the legendary Mayor of Boston James Michael Curley.

  42. John Velis

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    John Velis
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    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    John Christopher Velis is an American state legislator and Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate since 2020. He represents the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire district, which includes his hometown of Westfield. From 2014 until his election, he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 4th Hampden district, which includes his hometown of Westfield.

  43. David Niose

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    David Niose
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Biography

    David Niose is an attorney, author, and activist who has served as president of the American Humanist Association and the Secular Coalition for America. In these positions he has pursued legal and advocacy efforts on behalf of secularism.

  44. James A. Burke

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    James A. Burke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1910-1983 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Anthony Burke was a United States Representative from Massachusetts from 1959 to 1979.

  45. Robert Caret

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    Robert Caret
    Born in
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    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Robert Laurent Caret is an American academic and the former chancellor of the University System of Maryland. He became chancellor on July 1, 2015. Caret, a native of New England, became chancellor of the University System of Maryland after completing presidencies at San Jose State University, Towson University and the University of Massachusetts.

  46. Michael P. Ross

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    Michael P. Ross
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Biography

    Michael P. Ross is an American lawyer and former politician from Boston, Massachusetts, who represented District 8 on the Boston City Council from 2000 through 2013. He was an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Boston in 2013. Ross is now a real estate lawyer at Prince Lobel Tye LLP, and is a regular contributor to The Boston Globe.

  47. Joan Vennochi

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    Joan Vennochi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Joan Elizabeth Vennochi is an American newspaper columnist. She specializes in local and national politics at The Boston Globe. With Stephen A. Kurkjian, Alexander B. Hawes Jr., Nils Bruzelius, and Robert M. Porterfield she won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting.

  48. Thomas Joseph Lane

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    Thomas Joseph Lane
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1898-1994 (aged 96)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    In 1925 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Joseph Lane was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts from 1941 to 1963, notable for having been re-elected after serving time in federal prison.

  49. Eileen Donoghue

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    Eileen Donoghue
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Eileen Donoghue is the city manager of Lowell, Massachusetts. She is a former member of the Massachusetts Senate, where she has represented the First Middlesex District from 2011 to 2018, as well as a former city councilor (1996–2008) and mayor (1998–2002) of Lowell. She ran in the Massachusetts' 5th Congressional District special election in 2007 to fill the United States House of Representatives seat vacated by Marty Meehan, narrowly losing the Democratic primary to Niki Tsongas. In the Massachusetts Senate, Donoghue has been a staunch advocate for small businesses, economic development in gateway cities, and public higher education. She has spearheaded efforts to reduce student loan debt and create pathways to stable jobs.

  50. Jerald G. Fishman

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    Jerald G. Fishman
    Years
    1945-2013 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Jerald G. Fishman was an American electrical engineer and businessman. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Analog Devices since November 1996 until his death in March 2013. He was a 35-year veteran of Analog Devices and also served on the Board of Directors of Analog Devices, Cognex Corporation and Xilinx Inc.

  51. Marian Walsh

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    Marian Walsh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marian Walsh is an American author, consultant, lawyer and former politician. She is a former State Senator in the Massachusetts Senate where she served nine terms, and a former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives where she served two terms. She was the first woman to serve in the Massachusetts State House and the State Senate from her district. Walsh began her own consulting and coaching firm upon leaving public office. She also authored Run, a book about running for political office as well as started a campaign school at the Kennedy Library.

  52. Marsha Kazarosian

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    Marsha Kazarosian
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Marsha V. Kazarosian is an American attorney in Haverhill, Massachusetts notable for handling high-profile cases in the New England area. Her handling of a gender discrimination case involving a country club brought her national recognition. She represented one of the teenaged defendants in the 1990 murder of a young husband by his wife Pamela Smart, who conspired with her teenaged lover to murder her husband for insurance money; the story became the basis of the subsequent movie To Die For starring Nicole Kidman, and the television movie Murder in New Hampshire starring Helen Hunt. Her legal skill was the subject of a cover story entitled The Power of Marsha Kazarosian in a publication geared to the legal community.

  53. Steven C. Panagiotakos

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    Steven C. Panagiotakos
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    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Steven C. Panagiotakos is a former Democratic Massachusetts state senator, and was the chairperson of the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

  54. Howard Sloane

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    Howard Sloane
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Howard G. Sloane (born December, 1950) is an American philanthropist and the Chairman and CEO of The Heckscher Foundation for Children, a New York-based private foundation established in 1921 by German-born industrialist, financier, and philanthropist August Heckscher. In 1997, Sloane took over the affairs of the Heckscher Foundation when its assets consisted largely of encumbered real estate which limited its ability to make meaningful gifts. He restructured and developed the Foundation into a significant funder of innovative education, job training, recreation, and the arts programs with assets of over $300 million. Under Sloane's leadership, the modern day Foundation underwrites projects with potential for catalytic impact when combined with public funds or other donors, and operates its own strategic philanthropy programs to promote the welfare of children and youth in New York City.

  55. David Sargent

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    David Sargent
    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    social scientist
    Biography

    David J. Sargent was the President of Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts from 1989 to 2010.

  56. Matthew J. Amorello

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    Matthew J. Amorello
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Matthew John Amorello is a former Massachusetts state senator and former chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority who presided over the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Big Dig) from 2002 to 2006. The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority is the agency that was in charge of the Big Dig project.

  57. Paul Suttell

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    Paul Suttell
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
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    Paul Suttell is the Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

  58. Marc R. Pacheco

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    Marc R. Pacheco
    Born in
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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Marc R. Pacheco is an American state legislator serving in the Massachusetts Senate. He represents the 1st Plymouth and Bristol district, which includes his hometown of Taunton and nearby towns. He is a Democrat who has served since 1993. From 1989 to 1992 he was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Prior to serving in the Massachusetts legislature he was a member of the Taunton school committee (1980–89) and the Chief Assistant to the Mayor of Taunton (1982–88).

  59. Field Ruwe

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    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    journalistnovelist
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    Field Ruwe is an educator, historian, author, and scholar practitioner currently based in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. In his native country of Zambia, Dr. Ruwe is known as a radio and television host, and entrepreneur. On March 30, 2016, Ruwe signed a book contract with the Oklahoma-based Tate Publishing and Enterprises, LCC for his novel "Crown Jewels." The deal includes Ruwe's future fiction and nonfiction works.

  60. Samuel Zoll

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    Years
    1934-2011 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianjudge
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    Samuel Edward Zoll was an American lawyer, judge and politician. He began his career as a high school teacher then became a lawyer, politician, then a judge. Later in life he was named to be Chief Justice of the District Courts in Massachusetts.

  61. Colleen Garry

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    Colleen Garry
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    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Colleen M. Garry is an American politician who represents the 36th Middlesex District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

  62. Anne M. Brennan

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    lawyer
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    Anne M. Brennan is a former acting United States General Counsel of the Navy. She served as an attorney with the U.S. Department of the Navy from 1986 to 2019. She retired in February 2019.

  63. Tom Sannicandro

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    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Dr. Tom Sannicandro is an American attorney, businessman, researcher, and higher education leader, the founder of SpecialNeedsTrustsOnline.com a non-profit website providing estate planning documents to families with children with special needs. Previously he served as director of the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges. In that position he developed and instituted an advocacy campaign to establish the SUCCESS Fund (Supporting Urgent Community College Equity through Student Services) resulting millions of more dollars to the community colleges. He was formerly the director of the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston from 2017 to 2019. From 2005 to 2017, he served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 7th Middlesex district.

  64. Ronald MacKenzie

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    1934-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Ronald Conrad MacKenzie is an American attorney and Republican politician who served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1967 to 1977. He resigned following his conviction for extortion, conspiracy, and other related offenses.

  65. Patricia McGovern

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    Patricia McGovern
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Patricia McGovern is an attorney and former Democratic Massachusetts State Senator from Lawrence, Massachusetts. She was formerly the General Counsel and Senior Vice President for Corporate and Community Affairs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

  66. Michael A. Costello

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    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Michael A. Costello is a former State Representative for the Massachusetts House of Representatives, who represented the first district of Essex County, Massachusetts. Costello graduated from Salem State University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science, and from Suffolk University Law School with his Juris Doctor in 1996. Costello served in the House from 2003 to 2014.

  67. John P. Slattery

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    John P. Slattery
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
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    John P. Slattery is an American former politician who represented the 12th Essex district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003 and was a Peabody, Massachusetts City Counclior from 1993 to 1994.

  68. John James McGlynn

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    John James McGlynn
    Years
    1922-2016 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
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    John James "Jack" McGlynn was an American politician who served as mayor of Medford, Massachusetts and as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

  69. Arthur Tobin

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    Arthur Tobin
    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Arthur Henry Tobin is an American lawyer and politician from Quincy, Massachusetts who currently serves as clerk magistrate of the Quincy District Court.

  70. Cleon Turner

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    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Cleon H. Turner is a former state representative in Massachusetts. He represented the First Barnstable District of Brewster from 2005 to 2015. Turner graduated from Silver Lake Regional High School, earned his B.A. from the University of Southern Maine, an A.S. from the University of Maine and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. He was elected in 2004 and began his term in 2005. In December 2013, he announced his retirement effective January 6, 2015.

  71. Dick Stevenson

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    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Richard R. Stevenson is an American former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, elected in 2000 to represent the 8th District. He retired in 2014.

  72. Jeffrey Mullan

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    politician
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    Jeffrey B. Mullan is an American attorney and political figure who served as the Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation from 2009 to 2011.

  73. John Granara

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    John Granara
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    lawyer
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    John R. Granara is an American attorney who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and as Special Sheriff of Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

  74. W. Paul White

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    W. Paul White
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
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    W. Paul White is an American politician.

  75. Frank J. Donahue

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    Frank J. Donahue
    Years
    1881-1979 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Frank J. Donahue was an American politician who served as the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee, and as an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court.

  76. Robert Havern III

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    Robert Havern III
    Years
    1949-2014 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Robert A. Havern III, was a Massachusetts politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and who represented the Fourth Middlesex District in the Massachusetts State Senate from 1991 to 2007.

  77. John A. Locke

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    John A. Locke
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    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
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    John A. Locke is an American attorney, farmer, and politician who represented the 14th Norfolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003.

  78. Francis L. Marini

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    Francis L. Marini
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    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianjudge
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    Francis L. Marini is a Massachusetts politician and jurist who served as a judge in the Taunton District Court. He retired from Hingham District Court in 2015

  79. John G. King

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    John G. King
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
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    John G. King is an American politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1971 to 1979 and the Massachusetts Senate from 1979 to 1983.

  80. Mike Dumont

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    Mike Dumont
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    1960-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    Graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    military personnel
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    Michael Joseph Dumont is a retired American flag officer, naval aviator and vice admiral in the United States Navy who last served as deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command and Vice Commander, U.S. Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Mike served in the US Army for five years as an aviator and paratrooper and later, he joined the US Navy.

  81. Theodore J. Aleixo, Jr

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    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Theodore J. Aleixo Jr. is an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts. He served in both houses of the Massachusetts General Court and as the Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts.

  82. Chester A. Dolan, Jr

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    Chester A. Dolan, Jr
    Years
    1907-1994 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Chester A. Dolan Jr. was an American politician who served as President of the Massachusetts Senate in 1949. He was the first Democrat to hold this position in 106 years.

  83. Charles V. Hogan

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    Charles V. Hogan
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    Years
    1897-1971 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Charles V. Hogan was an American politician who represented the 1st Essex District in the Massachusetts Senate for over 30 years.

  84. James R. Lawton

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    Years
    1925-2007 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politician
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    James R. Lawton was an American jurist and politician who served as a probate judge in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and a Brockton city councilor.

  85. Edward Christopher Carroll

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    Edward Christopher Carroll
    Years
    1893-1969 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Edward Christopher Carroll was an American politician who served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1933 to 1938.

  86. Edward J. Early, Jr

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    Edward J. Early, Jr
    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Edward J. Early Jr. is an American lawyer and politician who served as mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts, state representative, and Middlesex Northern Register of Deeds.

  87. Paul F. Malloy

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    Paul F. Malloy
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Paul F. Malloy is an American attorney and former politician who served four terms in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected shortly after his graduation from law school. He represented the city of Newton, Massachusetts in the legislature.

  88. Enrico Cappucci

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    Enrico Cappucci
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    Years
    1910-1976 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    lobbyistlawyerpolitician
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    Enrico Cappucci was an American politician who served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.