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Kathleen CONNELL

politician , Member of the Rhode Island State Senate

Kathleen CONNELL, American Secretary of State, Rhode Island.

Background

CONNELL, Kathleen was born on May 24, 1937 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America. Daughter of Laurence Sullivan and Margaret Sullivan (née Byrnes).

Education

Salve Regina College, Rhode Island, Bachelor of Surgery, 1958. Boston College, University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College, post-grad, studies.

Career

Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1984. Member. Democratic National Committee, since 1985. Member, Women’s Democratic Caucus, since 1985.

Secretary of State, Rhode Island, since 1987. Professional career: Registered Nurse, Rhode Island, 1970-1986.

Achievements

  • During her State Office position, one of her most noteworthy achievements was saving historical records in the Rhode Island state capitol's basement.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

She started her political career as a member of the Middletown, Rhode Island school committee, where she served for 13 years, and the Middletown town council.

Connections

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father:
Laurence Sullivan

mother:
Margaret Sullivan (née Byrnes)

spouse:
Gerald Connell