1988 Democratic nominee for President who lost to Vice President George H. W. Bush. He also served as both the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts from 1975 to 1979 and from 1983 to 1991.
He graduated from Harvard University's prestigious Law School.
He was the longest-serving Massachusetts Governor and the second Greek-American Governor in United States history.
He and fellow politician John F. Kennedy were both born in Massachusetts.