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Harriett L. Stanley is an American politician who represented the 2nd Essex district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1995 to 2013.


Stanley, Harriett Lari was born on March 30, 1950 in Arlington County, Virginia, United States. Daughter of E. L. and Mariana T. Stanley.


AB, College William and Mary, 1972. Master of Science with honors, Boston University, 1974. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1982.


Assistant to director Close-up Foundation, Washington, 1974-1976. Spokesman Boston Edison Company, 1976-1979. Assistant director Massachusetts Energy Office, Boston, 1979-1980, Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Company, New York City, 1983-1987.

Vice president Prudential-Bache Capital Funding, 1987-1990. Managing principal The Hadley Group, Boston, 1990-1994. Member 2nd Essex District Massachusetts House of Representatives, since 1995, vice chairman ways & means committee, 1997-2001, chair health care committee, since 2001.


Member Town Democratic Committee, Merrimac, Massachusetts, since 1989. Member Town Finance Committee, Merrimac, 1990, vice chairman, 1990-1992, town treasurer, 1992-1995. Member William and Mary Society of Alumni, 1984-1990, treasurer, 1986-1988, executive committee, since 1988, vice president, 1989.

Member Publicity Club Boston (board directors, president 1979-1980, Bellringer award 1978).