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BRENNAN, Joseph Edward

BRENNAN, Joseph Edward
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


BRENNAN, Joseph Edward, a Representative from Maine; born in Portland, Maine, November 2, 1934; attended public schools; B.S., Boston College, 1958; LL.B., University of Maine Law School, 1963; United States Army, 1953-1955; member, Maine house of representatives, 1965-1971, Maine senate, 1973-1975; state attorney general, 1975-1977; elected Governor of Maine in 1978 and served from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1987; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1991); was not a candidate for reelection in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress but was an unsuccessful nominee for Governor of Maine; unsuccessful candidate in 1996 for election to the United States Senate.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreels and Videocassette: 1990-1994, 38 commercials on 35 videoreels and 2 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Joseph E. Brennan's campaigns for the 1990 and 1994 gubernatorial elections in Maine, Democratic Party.
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