Richard E. McLaughlin

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Richard E. McLaughlin
Massachusetts Registrar of Motor Vehicles
In office
1979–1983
Preceded by Alan Mackey
Succeeded by Alan Mackey
In office
1964–1971
Preceded by Clement A. Riley
Succeeded by Dave Lucey
Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety
In office
1971–1975
Preceded by Office created
Succeeded by Charles Barry
Personal details
Born (1915-12-10)December 10, 1915
Died June 29, 1993(1993-06-29) (aged 77)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Residence Cambridge, Massachusetts

Richard E. McLaughlin (December 10, 1915 – June 29, 1993) was a Massachusetts government official who served as Registrar of Motor Vehicles and Commissioner of Public Safety.

McLaughlin was appointed Registrar of Motor Vehicles in 1964 by Governor Endicott Peabody.[1] In 1971, Francis W. Sargent appointed McLaughlin to the newly created post of Secretary of Public Safety.[2] He was also a member of the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee.

After a four year absence during the Dukakis administration, McLaughlin returned as Registrar of Motor Vehicles under Edward J. King.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard E. McLaughlin, at 77; former motor vehicles registrar". Boston Globe. June 30, 1993. 
  2. ^ "Richard E. McLaughlin, at 77; former motor vehicles registrar". Boston Globe. June 30, 1993. 
  3. ^ "Richard E. McLaughlin, at 77; former motor vehicles registrar". Boston Globe. June 30, 1993.