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  Tsongas, Paul
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NamePaul Tsongas
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Lowell, Massachusetts , United States
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Born February 14, 1941
DiedJanuary 18, 1997 (55 years)
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Infoborn in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., February 14, 1941; attended the public schools of Lowell; graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1962, and from Yale University School of Law 1967; attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University 1973-1974; lawyer; admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1968 and commenced practice in Lowell; served as Peace Corps Volunteer in Ethiopia 1962-1964, and the West Indies 1967-1968; deputy assistant attorney general of Massachusetts 1969-1971; served as Lowell city councillor 1969-1972; Middlesex County (Mass.) commissioner 1973-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress, November 4, 1974; reelected to the Ninety-fifth Congress (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected in 1978 to the United States Senate; served from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1985; did not seek reelection; resumed the practice of law in Boston; unsuccessful candidate for 1992 Democratic Presidential nomination; co-founder, The Concord Coalition; was a resident of Lowell, Mass., until his death in Boston, January 18, 1997; interment in Lowell Cemetery.


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Wife Niki Tsongas 00, 1969-Jan 18, 1997

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RACES
  07/16/1992 US President - D Convention Lost 4.98% (-75.29%)
  07/01/1992 US President - D Primaries Lost 18.13% (-33.85%)
  07/01/1992 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.03% (-72.81%)
  02/18/1992 NH US Vice President - D Primary Lost 1.12% (-58.55%)
  11/07/1978 MA US Senate Won 55.06% (+10.21%)
  09/19/1978 MA US Senate- D Primary Won 35.55% (+4.54%)
  11/02/1976 MA District 05 Won 67.31% (+34.62%)
  11/05/1974 MA District 5 Won 60.64% (+21.28%)
  09/10/1974 MA District 05 - D Primary Won 72.60% (+45.23%)
ENDORSEMENTS
WI District 3 - Nov 08, 1994 R Steve Gunderson
MA US President - D Primary - Mar 13, 1984 D John Glenn
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1984 D John Glenn
US Secretary of Energy - Nov 04, 1982 NPA Reject
US Ambassador to Chile - Mar 02, 1982 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Nov 16, 1981 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
U. S. Secretary of State - Jan 22, 1981 NPA Reject
MA US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 1976 D Morris K. "Mo" Udall