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John Joseph Shea

state official

John Joseph Shea, American state official.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

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