Paul G. Kirk

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Paul Kirk
Paul Kirk Official Photo.jpg
United States Senator
from Massachusetts
In office
September 24, 2009 – February 4, 2010
Appointed byDeval Patrick
Preceded byTed Kennedy
Succeeded byScott Brown
Chairman of the Democratic National Committee
In office
February 2, 1985 – February 10, 1989
Preceded byCharles Manatt
Succeeded byRon Brown
Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee
In office
1983 – February 2, 1985
Preceded byCharles Curry
Succeeded bySharon Pratt
Personal details
Born
Paul Grattan Kirk, Jr.

(1938-01-18) January 18, 1938 (age 81)
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
NationalityUSA
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Gail Loudermilk
Alma materHarvard University

Paul Grattan Kirk, Jr. (born January 18, 1938) is an American lawyer and politician. He served as a United States Senator from Massachusetts from 2009 to 2010, having been appointed to fill the seat created by the death of Ted Kennedy.

From 1985 to 1989, he served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). On January 14, 2016, Kirk announced his endorsement in Hanover, New Hampshire in support of the presidential campaign for Bernie Sanders.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former DNC chair backs Bernie Sanders". MSNBC. January 14, 2016.