Thomas W. McGee

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Thomas W. McGee
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1975–1984
Preceded by David M. Bartley
Succeeded by George Keverian
Majority Leader of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1969–1977
Preceded by Robert H. Quinn
Succeeded by William MacLean, Jr.
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1963–1991
Preceded by George J. O'Shea, Jr.
Succeeded by Edward J. Clancy, Jr.
Lynn City Councilman
In office
1956–1963
Personal details
Born (1924-05-24)May 24, 1924
Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died December 21, 2012(2012-12-21) (aged 88)
Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.
Alma mater

Thomas William McGee (May 24, 1924 – December 21, 2012) was a U.S. politician who served as a member of the Lynn, Massachusetts City Council (1956–1963) and Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1963–1991), serving as its Speaker from 1975 to 1984.[1] He was the father of Massachusetts state Senator Thomas M. McGee.[2]

McGee died on December 21, 2012 in Lynn, Massachusetts, where he was born and lived much of his life.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edward B. O'Neill and Robert E. MacQueen. 1989-1990 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
  2. ^ McNamara, Eileen (January 31, 2001). "A lawmaker learned well." The Boston Globe.
  3. ^ "The Daily Item: Former Mass. Speaker Thomas McGee dead at 88". Itemlive.com. Retrieved 2012-12-22.