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  Shannon, James M.
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NameJames M. Shannon
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Lawrence, Massachusetts , United States
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Born April 04, 1952
Died Still Living (64 years)
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May 24, 2016 10:16pm
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InfoRepresentative from Massachusetts; born in Methuen, Essex County, Mass., April 4, 1952; attended parochial school in Lawrence; graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, 1969; B.A., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., 1973; J.D., George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1975; admitted to the Massachusetts bar, 1975, Washington, D.C., bar, 1976, and commenced practice in Lawrence, Mass., in 1976; aide to United States Representative Michael Harrington and intern to United States Representative F. Bradford Morse; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1985); was not a candidate for reelection in 1984 to the Ninety-ninth Congress but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; resumed the practice of law; elected attorney general of Massachusetts in 1986 for the four-year term beginning in 1987; is a resident of Lawrence, Mass.


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  09/19/1990 MA Attorney General - D Primary Lost 46.41% (-7.15%)
  11/04/1986 MA Attorney General Won 54.65% (+9.31%)
  09/18/1984 MA US Senate - D Primary Lost 37.72% (-3.11%)
  11/02/1982 MA District 5 Won 84.75% (+69.50%)
  11/04/1980 MA District 5 Won 65.97% (+31.94%)
  09/16/1980 MA District 5 - D Primary Won 54.37% (+8.75%)
  11/07/1978 MA District 5 Won 52.21% (+24.02%)
  09/19/1978 MA District 5 - D Primary Won 22.36% (+0.95%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MA District 5 - Special D Primary - Sep 04, 2007 D Niki Tsongas
MA Governor - D Primary - Sep 14, 1982 D Michael S. Dukakis