John J. Lombardi
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|John J. Lombardi|
|Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives|
|35th Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island|
September 6, 2002 – January 6, 2003
|Preceded by||Vincent Cianci|
|Succeeded by||David Cicilline|
|Born||April 30, 1952|
John Lombardi (born April 30, 1952) is an American Democratic politician from Providence, Rhode Island. As President of the Providence City Council, he served as acting mayor for four months between the conviction of Buddy Cianci and the election of David Cicilline.
Lombardi grew up in Federal Hill on DePasquale Avenue and graduated from Mount Pleasant High School in 1970. He attended Rhode Island College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1975. He worked as a teacher, earning a Master of Arts in Secondary Education from Rhode Island College in 1982, before turning his interests to law. He received a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School in 1987.
In 1984, he was elected to the Providence City Council, representing Ward 13.
In 2013, Lombardi introduced a bill calling for term limits for members of the State Legislature.
- "Representative John J. Lombardi". State of Rhode Island General Assembly. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
- Mehren, Elizabeth (2002-09-07). "Providence Mayor Gets Prison Sentence for Corruption". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
- McHugh, Andrea (2010-09-15). "Taveras Victorious in Democratic Primary for Providence Mayor". GoLocalProv. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
- Fesperman, Will (2013-01-29). "Rep. seeks to pass term-limit legislation". Brown Daily Herald. Retrieved 2016-11-06.
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