James Shannon

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Birthday
4, 1952
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

After serving during the late 1970s and early 1980s as a United States Representative from Massachusetts, this Democratic Party politician took office as Attorney General of Massachusetts.

Before Fame

After graduating from Johns Hopkins University in the early 1970s, he received his law degree from George Washington University.

Trivia

From 2002 to 2014, he served as C.E.O. and President of the National Fire Protection Association.

Family Life

He was raised in Methuen and Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Associated With

In the 1980s United States Senate race to fill the seat vacated by Massachusetts politician Paul Tsongas, Shannon was defeated by John Kerry .