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Michael J. Rodrigues Edit Profile

politician , Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives

Michael J. Rodrigues, American state legislator. Named Legislature of Year, Massachusetts Police Association, 2000, Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council, 2006; recipient C.W. Bill Young award, National Marrow Donor Program, 2001, Legislature Leadership award, Cap Code Cranberry Growers Association, 2002.

Background

Rodrigues, Michael J. was born on May 30, 1959 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John R. and Ruth Cookson Rodrigues.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

Career

Businessman; member 8th Bristol District Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1996—2011. Member 1st Bristol and Plymouth District Massachusetts State Senate, since 2011. Member Westport Finance Committee, 1987—1994, chairman, 1992—1994.

Member Westport Community Education Foundation, Westport Democratic Town Committee.

Membership

Member of National Federation Indiana Business, Massachusetts Legislature Association, Prince Henry Society, Fall River Chapter, University Massachusetts-Dartmouth Alumni Association (president of board directors 2002-2006, Alumni Service award 2006), Portuguese-American Civic Leagues, Westport Lions Club.

Connections

Married Patricia Jeanne Shaffer. Children: Ian, Mayka.

father:
John R.

mother:
Ruth Cookson Rodrigues

spouse:
Patricia Jeanne Shaffer

children:
Ian Rodrigues

Mayka Rodrigues