New Castle, New Hampshire , United States
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Jan 02, 2015 11:54pm
Caucasian - Liberal - Government Reform - Pro-Choice - Married - Straight -
|Info||John was the founder of Americans for Campaign Reform. He served as President of Cincinnati, Ohio's independent political party, the Charter Committee, from 1969 to 1975. In 1992, John was the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate from New Hampshire. He was a board member of Common Cause from 1998 to 2002. |
John joined Clopay Corporation in 1961, serving as its Chief Executive Officer from 1975 to 1985. He has been active on the boards of numerous civic and educational organizations, chairing the board of the Children's Alliance of New Hampshire from 1997 to 2002.
John received his AB and MBA degrees from Harvard University. He was a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government in 1989 and 1990.
John lives in New Hampshire with his wife Mary, a former candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and a former member of the board of directors of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Together they have 3 sons--Brooks, Daniel, and Howard--and five grandchildren. John's daughter, Carol, died in 1991 after a long struggle with schizophrenia.