Susan Fargo

Susan Fargo DEMDemocrat

American politician (1942-2019)

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Susan FargoDEMDemocrat American politician (1942-2019)
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Age at Death1942-2019
15
Years of Experience
MAResidence (state)

Susan Cooley Fargo (August 27, 1942 – November 15, 2019) was an American politician from the state of Massachusetts. She was elected to the 5th Middlesex District in the Massachusetts State Senate in 1997, and later elected to the 3rd Middlesex District in 2003. Prior to serving in the Massachusetts legislature, she was a public management professional who served on the Lincoln Board of Selectmen and the Middlesex executive committee.Fargo co-chaired the Committee on Public Health during her time in the Massachusetts State Senate, and was known for her push to ban smoking in the workplace and enact tax credits for senior citizens. On February 10, 2012, Fargo announced that she would not seek a ninth term.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Northwestern University
BA
Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
MAT
Harvard University
MPA
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Senator
Massachusetts Senate
1997 - 2012
Selectman
Town of Lincoln
Experience
Former Teacher
Experience
Public Management
Former Editor
Lincoln Journal
Other Experience1 - 10 of 10
Director
Emerson Hospital
Member
Phi Beta Kappa
Member
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Member
League of Women Voters
Trustee
DeCordova Museum
Chair
Senate Public Health Committee
Member
Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Board
Member
Middlesex County Advisory Board/Executive Committee
Member
Massachusetts Housing Partnership Board
Vice-Chair
Senate Committee on Post Audit and Oversight