Michael W. Morrissey

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Michael W. Morrissey
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District Attorney of Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Assumed office
January 2, 2011
Preceded by William R. Keating
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the Norfolk and Plymouth district
In office
1993 – January 2, 2011
Preceded by Paul D. Harold
Succeeded by John F. Keenan
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 1st Norfolk district
In office
1979–1993
Preceded by Robert A. Cerasoli
Succeeded by Michael G. Bellotti
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 3rd Norfolk district
In office
1977–1979
Preceded by Joseph E. Brett
Succeeded by Robert A. Cerasoli
Personal details
Born August 2, 1954
Quincy, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Joanne Morrissey
Residence North Quincy, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation District Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic
Website [2]

Michael W. Morrissey (born August 2, 1954) is the District Attorney of Norfolk County, Massachusetts (2011–present).[1] He previously served as a State Senator for the Norfolk and Plymouth district (1993–2011) and a State Representative for the 1st Norfolk and 3rd Norfolk districts (1977–1993). He is a Democrat and resides in North Quincy, a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.[2][3]

Biography[edit]

Morrissey was born in Quincy, Massachusetts on August 2, 1954. He attended public schools in Quincy. He received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an M.P.A. from Western New England College. He graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 1985 with a J.D.. He was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he represented the 3rd Norfolk district from 1977 to 1979 and the 1st Norfolk district from 1979 to 1993. He was then elected to the Massachusetts Senate, where he represented the Norfolk and Plymouth district from 1993 to 2011.[2][3]

Morrissey's full term as District Attorney started on January 5, 2011. He was sworn in early on January 2 to succeed William R. Keating, who resigned to take a seat in the United States House of Representatives.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b State House News Service [1], Wicked Local Burlington, January 1, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Member Profile – Michael W. Morrissey." Massachusetts General Court.
  3. ^ a b "Michael W. Morrissey." Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2007–2008). p. 64. Massachusetts General Court.

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