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Patrick Joseph Joseph Lucey

politician , diplomatist

Patrick Joseph Lucey, American former Governor of Wisconsin.

Background

Lucey, Patrick Joseph was born on March 21, 1918 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Gregory Charles and Ella Young (McNamara) Lucey.

Education

St. Thomas College, Minneapolis and University of Wisconsin.

Career

Member Wisconsin State Assembly, 1949—1950. Executive director Democratic Party Wisconsin, 1951—1962. State chairman United States Democratic Party, 1957—1963.

Lieutenant governor State of Wisconsin, 1965—1966, governor, 1971—1977. United States ambassador to Mexico United States Department State, Mexico City, 1977—1979. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1968, 76.

Independent candidate for vice president, 80. Instructor Harvard University, 1983, Marquette University, 1984. Senior vice president Cassidy & Associates, 1990—1995.

From private to captain United States Army, 1941-1945.

Connections

Married Jean Vlasis, 1951. Children: Paul, Laurie, David.

father:
Gregory Charles Lucey

mother:
Ella Young (McNamara) Lucey

spouse:
Jean Vlasis

children:
Paul Lucey

Laurie Lucey

David Lucey