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Massachusetts Delegation to the
1980 Democratic National Convention

Delegates (may be incomplete!)
Salvatore R. Albano, Somerville - Mary McQueeney Alberti, Medford - Chester G. Atkins, Concord - David M. Bartley, Holyoke - Dolores DeSilva Beati, Lowell - Francis X. Bellotti, Quincy - Peter Bellotti, Quincy - Christine Birch, Worcester - James P. Boyle, Peabody - Leon A. Brathwaite II, Newton - John A. Brennan, Jr., Malden - Anna Buckley, Brockton - Thaddeus Buczko, Salem - Charles Buffone, Worcester - Doris Bunte - Ethel Buntin, Springfield - John A. Businger, Brookline - Steven A. Camara, Fall River - George Carpenter, Peabody - Patricia M. Chisholm, Everett - Elizabeth Allen Cody, Newton - Mary T. Cogan, Lexington - Nancy Concannon, South Boston, Boston - Sally T. Connor, Lowell - William Currier, Longmeadow - Therese D'Agostino, Dorchester, Boston - Gerry D'Amico, Worcester - Bernice Degen, Malden - Remo Del Gallo, Pittsfield - John DelPrete, Framingham - Paul Devlin, Peabody - Gerard F. Doherty, Boston - Veronica Dooley, Lawrence - Phoebe Dowd, West Springfield - George Driscoll, Roxbury, Boston - Michael S. Dukakis, Brookline - Patricia Dunn, Springfield - Joseph D. Early, Worcester - Alice Fitzgerald, Cambridge - Jack Flanagan, Plymouth - David L. Flynn, Bridgewater - Mary Flynn, Stockbridge - Adeline L. Freedman, Sharon - Thomas Giblin, Hyde Park, Boston - Judy Gilbert, Gardner - Mary Gilleran, Natick - Roberta Goldman, Shrewsbury - Mary Anne Grafton-Rodgers, Osterville, Barnstable - William Gray, Billerica - William Hartigan, Saugus - Eva B. Hester, Clinton - Joyce Hezekiah, Lynn - Richard Holmes, North Andover - Mary Hurley, Springfield - Philip Johnston, Marshfield - Raymond A. Jordan, Springfield - Cynthia Ann Kelly, Wellesley - Edward J. Kennedy, Lowell - Claire Kineen, Bedford - Edward J. King, Winthrop - Paul G. Kirk, Jr., Marstons Mills, Barnstable - Lorraine Kuplast, Brockton - Patricia LaBella, East Boston, Boston - Anna Laughlin, Lynn - Michael LoPresti, East Boston, Boston - Priscilla Mangan, Shrewsbury - Carolyn Mannix, West Roxbury, Boston - Bettye Matthews, Dorchester, Boston - Charles F. McDevitt, Framingham - Donna McGee, Cohasset - Thomas M. McGee - Ann McHugh, Holyoke - Martin T. Meehan, Lowell - Joan M. Menard, Somerset - George Mendonca, New Bedford - William Mills, West Roxbury, Boston - John E. Murphy, Peabody - Mary Murphy, Framingham - Richard E. Neal, Springfield - Dolores E. Nourse, Weymouth - Dorothy S. O'Donnell, West Harwich, Harwich - Thomas P. O'Neill III, Boston - Sharon M. Pollard, Methuen - Marilyn Porreca, Medford - Anne Marie Rafferty, Boylston - Shirley M. Raynard, Middleton - Edward J. Reilly, West Newton, Newton - James Roosevelt, Jr., Cambridge - Sam Rotondi, Winchester - Matthew J. Ryan, Jr., Springfield - W. Michael Ryan, Hatfield - Catherine Sheehan, Roslindale, Boston - Alan Sisitsky, Springfield - Edward T. Sullivan, Boston - Betty Taymor, Newton - Arthur Tiernan, Needham - Joseph Tierney, Hyde Park, Boston - Rosemary Trowbridge, Cambridge - Anthony Vigliotti, Worcester - Regina Villa, Manchester - Ruth Walsh, Randolph - Sissy Weinberg, West Newton, Newton - Paul White, Dorchester, Boston - Irene Whitt, Boston - Rita Williams, Peabody - Janette Wise, Brewster - Alice Wolf, Cambridge - John Xifaras, Marion - Margaret D. Xifaras, Marion - Bertram A. Yaffe, Fall River - John Zamparelli, Medford

Alternates (may be incomplete!)
Linda Ableggen, Weston - Willie Mae Allen, Mattapan, Boston - Jack H. Backman, Brookline - Lucinda Bennett, Springfield - Marcia Bertoni, Ashby - Kathleen Birch, Worcester - Bruce Bolling, Roxbury, Boston - Royal L. Bolling, Mattapan, Boston - Thomas Brennan, Malden - Gerald Burke, Brockton - Marilyn Carey, West Roxbury, Boston - Christopher Catjakis, Springfield - Mary Clark, Millbury - John P. Comerford, Dorchester, Boston - Robert F. Daly, Wellesley - Marifran Davis, Fall River - Carol A. Donovan, Woburn - Robert Drelles, Cambridge - Karen Dubnoff, Waban, Newton - Elizabeth Dunn, Cambridge - Paul Eustace, Malden - Frank Every, Brighton, Boston - Michael Ford, Harwich - Paul Harold, Quincy - Regina Hughes, Dorchester, Boston - Robert L. Jones, Springfield - Andrew Kamarck, Brewster - Doris M. Kanin, Boston - Barbara Koen, Danvers - Michael Krawiec, Springfield - Diane Lally, Dorchester, Boston - Thomas A. Leone, Methuen - Bryan Maranhoa, Jamaica Plain, Boston - Beth Masterman, Brookline - Daniel F. McCole, South Weymouth, Weymouth - Judith Meredith, Dorchester, Boston - Marion Middlebrooks, Ipswich - Leo Monahan, Wollaston, Quincy - Susan Morgan, West Roxbury, Boston - Mary K. O'Brien, Pittsfield - Rita O'Connor, Cambridge - Mary O'Keefe, Tewksbury - Stephen J. O'Leary, North Reading - George F. O'Meara, Lowell - Roger O'Sullivan, Cambridge - Paul M. Pezzella, Worcester - Clementa Ponte, New Bedford - Mary Ellen Preusser, Cambridge - James Rowley, Adams - Frederick Rupp, Revere - Debbie Sanders, Medford - Thaleia Tsongas Schlesinger, Brookline - James Shear, Agawam - Ann Marie Shields, Springfield - Rosemary H. Sport, Mattapan, Boston - Emilie Steele, Westfield - Charlotte Stiefel, Buzzards Bay, Bourne - Marcia L. Sweeney, Marblehead - Edward Trachtenberg, Worcester - Casimir Vallon, Worcester - Max Volterra, Attleboro - Barry Weiner, Gloucester - S. William Whyte, Wilbraham - Margaret Williams, Cambridge

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