Michael P. Cahill

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Michael P. Cahill
Mayor of Beverly, Massachusetts
Assumed office
Preceded by William F. Scanlon Jr.
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 6th Essex District
In office
Preceded by James R. Henry
Succeeded by Mary E. Grant
Personal details
Born (1961-12-12) December 12, 1961 (age 55)
Beverly, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Residence Beverly, Massachusetts
Alma mater Middlebury College
Suffolk University Law School
Occupation Teacher

Michael P. Cahill (born December 12, 1963 in Beverly, Massachusetts) is an American politician who is the mayor of Beverly, Massachusetts. He previously represented the 6th Essex district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1993 to 2003.[1] He was a candidate for Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts in 2002, finishing fourth in the Democratic primary.[2]

After leaving the General Court, Cahill was elected to the Beverly City Council and served as Council President. He was a candidate for Mayor of Beverly in 2011, but lost to incumbent William F. Scanlon Jr. In 2013 Scanlon retired and Cahill ran again. He defeated city councilor Wes Slate 5,752 votes to 4,563.[3]