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Congressman , state senator

John Michael McHugh, civilian military employee, former United States Representative from New York. Member Legislation on State Legislators (national conference state legislators), National Conference State Legislators (vice chairman agricultural and international trade committee State-Federal Assembly), American Society Young Political Leaders.

Background

McHugh, John Michael was born on September 29, 1948 in Watertown, New York, United States. Son of Donald and Jane (O'Neill) McHugh.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Syracuse University Utica College, 1970. Master of Public Administration, State University of New York Nelson A. Rockefeller Graduate School Public Affairs, 1977.

Career

Assistant city manager, Watertown, New York, 1968-1973. Confidential assistant to city manager, 1971-1976. Chief research, liaison with local governments Staff of New York State Senator H. Douglas Barclay, 1976-1984.

Member New York State Senate, 1985—1993, chairman joint legislation commission on dairy industry development, 1987-1992. Member United States Congress from 23rd New York district, 1993—2009, member oversight and government reform committee, member armed services committee, ranking member military personnel subcommittee, member permanent select committee on intelligence. Secretary Dept Army United States Dept Defense, since 2009.

Membership

Member Legislation Commision on Modernization of the Tax Code, National Conference StateLegis., Commerce & Economics Development Committee, Commerce, Labor and RegulationCom. of the State Federal Assembly, Council State Government Eastern Regional Conference Committee on Fiscal Affairs. Member Legislation on State Legislators (national conference state legislators), National.Conf. State Legislators (vice chairman agricultural and international trade committee State-Federal Assembly), American Society Young Political Leaders.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, snow skiing, music.

Connections

father:
Donald McHugh

mother:
Jane (O'Neill) McHugh