Ken Gordon (American politician)

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Ken Gordon
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 21st Middlesex District
Assumed office
Preceded by Charles A. Murphy
Personal details
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Breena Daniell
Children 1
Residence Bedford, Massachusetts
Alma mater Northeastern University
Suffolk University Law School
Occupation Attorney
Religion Jewish

Kenneth I. Gordon (Born November 4, 1959) is an American state legislator representing the Middlesex 21st District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The Middlesex 21st District includes Burlington, Bedford, and Wilmington's Precinct 3. He is a Bedford resident and a member of the Democratic Party.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Gordon graduated from Ledyard High school in 1977 before going on to attend Northeastern University. After graduating from Northeastern with a degree in journalism, he worked as a sports writer and editor for the Boston Globe, the Palm Beach Post and Evening Times, and The Sporting News magazine.[2]

Gordon attained his JD cum laude at Suffolk University Law School. After working at various law firms, he chose to open Gordon Law Office in 2000. Gordon specializes in workplace discrimination and harassment. He is a former member of the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association and National Employment Lawyers Association.

House of Representatives[edit]

Gordon was elected to serve in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2012. As a Representative, Gordon serves on the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, as well as the House Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change and the House Committee on Steering, Policy and Scheduling.[3]


Gordon lives in Bedford with his wife, Breena Daniell, and their young son. In Bedford, he served as vice-chair of the Zoning Board, and is past chair of the Bedford Cultural Council. Gordon was a long time volunteer for Bedford’s All Night Graduation Party. He also hosts Rappin' with the Rep, a monthly cable access show.[4][5][6]