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John F. Tierney

John F. Tierney, United States Representative from Massachusetts, lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1976. Recipient Human Legislator award, American Humane Association, 2000, Policy Maker of the Year, Association Career & Technical Education, 2005. Trustee Salem State College, 1992—1997.

Background

Tierney, John F. was born on September 18, 1951 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Albert R. and Doris (Gelineau) Tierney.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Salem State College, 1973. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, Boston, 1976.

Career

Private law practice, 1976—1981. Founding partner Tierney, Kalis, and Lucas, North Shore, Massachusetts, 1981—1997. Member United States Congress from 6th Massachusetts District, Washington, since 1997.

Member Salem Chamber of Commerce, 1976—1997, president, 1995.

Membership

President Salem Chamber of Commerce. Democratic candidate for 6th District Massachusetts, United States House of Representatives, 1996.

Connections

Married Patrice M. Eremian, 1997. 3 stepchildren.