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also known as Marty Meehan

academic administrator , Congressman , Lawyer

Martin Thomas Meehan, American academic administrator, former congressman, lawyer. Named Student of Year Lowell Exchange Club, 1975. Member American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, University Lowell Alumni Association, The Newspaper Guild, International Federation Journalists.

Background

Meehan, Martin Thomas was born on December 30, 1956 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Martin T. and Alice (Britton) Meehan.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Education cum laude, University Massachusetts, Lowell, 1978. Master of Public Administration, Suffolk University, 1981. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1986.

Student, Harvard University, 1988.

Career

Administrative assistant to mayor City of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1978-1979. Press assistant to Republican James M. Shannon United States Congress, 1979-1981. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1980, 84, 88.

Head research analyst Joint Committee on Electrical Laws Massachusetts State Senate, 1981-1984. Director public affairs Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1985-1986, deputy secretary state securities & corporations, 1986-1990. 1st assistant district attorney Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1991-1992.

Member United States Congress from 5th Massachusetts district, 1993—2007, member armed services. committee, judiciary committee. Chancellor University Massachusetts, Lowell, since 2007. Adjunct instructor University Massachusetts, Lowell, 1984-1985, University Harvard, 1987-1988.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, University Lowell Alumni Association, The Newspaper Guild, International Federation Journalists.

Connections

Married Ellen T. Murphy. Children: Robert Francis, Daniel Martin.

father:
Martin T. Meehan

mother:
Alice (Britton) Meehan

spouse:
Ellen T. Murphy

children:
Robert Francis Meehan

Daniel Martin Meehan