Jo Ann Sprague
|Jo Ann Sprague|
|Member of the Massachusetts Senate from the Bristol and Norfolk district|
|Succeeded by||James E. Timilty|
|Member of the Massachusetts Senate from the Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth district|
|Preceded by||William R. Keating|
|Succeeded by||Brian Joyce|
|Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 9th Norfolk district|
|Preceded by||Francis H. Woodward|
|Succeeded by||Scott Brown|
|Born||November 3, 1931
Jo Ann Sprague (born November 3, 1931) is a former Massachusetts State Representative (1993–1998) and State Senator (1999–2004) from Walpole. In the Massachusetts Senate she represented the Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth district, but moved in 2003 to the Bristol and Norfolk district. Previously she was a State Representative from the 9th Norfolk district. She is a member of the Republican Party.
Sprague was born in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston in 1980 with a B.A. in classical studies. She served as a selectman in Walpole, Massachusetts from 1977 to 1980, a member of the Walpole Capital Budget committee from 1980 to 1992, a member of the Walpole Republican Town Committee. She was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and served from 1993 to 1998, then served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1999 to 2004. She ran for the United States House of Representatives in 2001 to represent Massachusetts's 9th congressional district, but lost to Democratic opponent Stephen Lynch.
- Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2003–2004). Massachusetts General Court.
- Mooney, Brian C. (October 17, 2001). "Lynch cruises to Congress in 9th district". The Boston Globe.
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