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Quinlan Joseph Shea

Quinlan Joseph Shea, American lawyer, government official. Bar: Rhode Island 1959. Member American Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Assn.


  • Shea, Quinlan Joseph was born on February 26, 1935 in Providence. Son of Quinlan Joseph and Angela Gertrude (Boodry) Shea.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, Boston College, 1959. Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1960.


    • Commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1961, advanced through grades to major, 1967, resigned, 1972. Deputy director Office Institutions and Facilities, Civil Rights Division United States Department Justice, 1972-1974, deputy director public accomodations and facilities section, 1974-1975, director Office Privacy and Information Appeals, 1975-1981, director United States Trustee Program, 1981-1983, senior management counsel, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Rhode Island 1959.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member American Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Assn.


    • Married Hedi Maria Stang, November 5, 1960. Children: Quinlan Joseph III, Kevin Thomas, Christina Elizabeth.
    • father: Quinlan Joseph Shea
    • mother: Angela Gertrude (Boodry) Shea
    • spouse: Hedi Maria Stang
    • children: Quinlan Joseph III Shea
    • Kevin Thomas Shea
    • Christina Elizabeth Shea
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    Born February 26, 1935