Jack Quinn III
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|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 146th district
|Preceded by||Richard A. Smith|
|Succeeded by||Kevin Smardz|
|Residence||Hamburg, New York|
|Alma mater||University at Buffalo Law School|
Quinn was first elected to the NYS Assembly in 2004; and simultaneously worked for the law firm, Shaw & Shaw, P.C. He is the son of former U.S. Congress Representative Jack Quinn. A resident of Hamburg, New York, Quinn was elected as his father, Jack Quinn, Jr., was retiring from Congress. He is a former Assistant District Attorney in Erie County. He graduated from Saint Francis High School and the University at Buffalo Law School. At the start of 2006, he was appointed as the Ranking Minority Member of the Assembly Judiciary Committee. He is a former Ranking Minority Member of the Assembly Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee and a former Ranking Minority Member of the Assembly Tourism Committee.
In 2010, Quinn ran for a seat in the New York State Senate. His campaign was helped when longtime incumbent William Stachowski was defeated in the Democratic primary, but remained on the ballot for two minor parties. In the general election, Quinn was narrowly defeated by Erie County Legislator Timothy Kennedy.
- Project Vote Smart: Jack Quinn III's biography, Project VoteSmart.com |Accessdate=4 December 2013.
- L.A. Biz: Jack Quinn III: People on the move, Bizjournals.com, 18 October 2011, Charlotte, NC: American City Business Journals |Accessdate=4 December 2013.
- Quinn faces 18-year-old challenger, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY: Berkshire Hathaway, 1 November 2006, Ploetz, E.|Accessdate 28 June 2011.
|New York Assembly|
Richard A. Smith
|New York State Assembly, 146th District