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  Roosevelt, Mark
NameMark Roosevelt
Andover, Massachusetts , United States
Born December 10, 1955 (66 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 12, 2015 11:34pm
InfoState Legislator.

Mr. Roosevelt began his career in government as a member of President Jimmy Carter's domestic policy staff. He subsequently became the Executive Director of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation in Boston before being elected to the Massachusetts State Legislature. During his eight years as a State Representative, Mr. Roosevelt served as the House Chairman of the Legislature's Committee on Education, and co-authored and steered to passage the landmark $2 billion Education Reform Act of 1993, which restructured the way Massachusetts funds and manages its public schools. In 1994, Mr. Roosevelt was the Democratic Nominee for Governor of Massachusetts. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives, a nonprofit economic development corporation that works with government, academic and private institutions to start and attract medical companies in the state. Mr. Roosevelt received his Bachelor of Arts in American History from Harvard College and his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School.


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Father Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. 1916-2000
Grandfather Kermit Roosevelt 1889-1943
Great-Grandfather Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt 1858-1919
Grand Aunt Alice Roosevelt Longworth 1884-1980
1st Cousin Once Removed Paulina Longworth 1925-1957
Grand Uncle Theodore Roosevelt III 1887-1944
1st Cousin Once Removed Quentin Roosevelt II 1919-1948
2nd Cousin Susan Roosevelt Weld 1948-
Grand Aunt Ethel Carow Roosevelt Derby 1891-1977
1st Cousin Once Removed Sarah Gannett 1920-1999
Grand Uncle Archibald "Archie" Bulloch Roosevelt 1894-1981
Grand Uncle Quentin Roosevelt 1897-1918
Great-Grandmother Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt 1861-1948
Aunt Belle Roosevelt Palfrey 1920-1985
1st Cousin John Gorham Palfrey 1945-

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