William Magee (politician)

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William Magee
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 121st district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1991
Preceded by John McCann
Personal details
Born William D. Magee
(1939-06-21) June 21, 1939 (age 75)[1]
Oneida, New York[1]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jeanette[2]
Residence Nelson, New York[2]
Profession politician
Religion Methodist[1]

William D. "Bill" Magee (born June 21, 1939)[1] is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 121st Assembly District.

Magee is a lifetime resident of the Town of Nelson. After graduating from high school, Magee earned a bachelors degree in agricultural economics from Cornell University in 1961. He then became an auctioneer and businessman in Madison County, New York.[2]

In 1972, Magee was elected to the Madison County Board of Supervisors, serving for 19 years until his election to the State Assembly. He also worked at the New York State Fair from 1985 to 1990.[2]

Magee was first elected to the State Assembly in 1990. He ran uncontested in the 2008 general election[3] and won the 2010 general election with 54 percent of the vote.[4][5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Madison County, New York Supervisor
January 1, 1972 – December 31, 1990
Succeeded by
New York Assembly
Preceded by
John McCann
New York State Assembly, 111th District
January 1, 1991 – December 31, 2012
Succeeded by
Angelo L. Santabarbara
Preceded by
Donald R. Miller
New York State Assembly, 121st District
January 1, 2013 – present
Incumbent