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John Joseph Shea

John Joseph Shea, American state official.


  • Shea, John Joseph was born on June 1, 1922 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Cornelius Humphrey and Anne (Mahoney) Shea.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Holy Cross College, 1943. Master of Science in Social Work, Boston University, 1950.


    • Trainee probation officer Boston Juvenile Court, 1947-1948. Probation officer Municipal and District Court Probation Department, Milwaukee, 1948-1954. Juvenile probation officer, Portland Maine, 1954-1957.

      Director State Probation and Parole Department, Augusta, Maine, 1957-1968, secretary State Probation and Parole Board, administrator Interstate Compact for Parole Supervision, 1958-1968. Administrator Interstate Compact on Juveniles, 1958-1968.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Maine Committee on Problems of Mentally Retarded, 1959-1968. Member state committee 1960 White House Conference on Youth. Director Androscoggin Valley Mental Health Clinic.

    Served as pfc Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member National Probation and Parole Association (member professional council 1958-1968), New England Conference Crime and Deliquency (treasurer 1960), Association Juvenile Compact Adminstrs. (president 1963-1964), Association Paroling.


    • Married Mary Agnes Daly, August 22, 1953. Children: John Michael, Robert Thomas, James, William.
    • father: Cornelius Humphrey Shea
    • mother: Anne (Mahoney) Shea
    • spouse: Mary Agnes Daly
    • children: John Michael Shea
    • Robert Thomas Shea
    • James Shea
    • William Shea
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    Born June 1, 1922
    Died December 16, 1968
    (aged 46)