Terry Backer
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Terry Backer

Democrat

American politician (1954-2015)

Stratford, Connecticut
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Terry Backer

American politician (1954-2015)
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Age at Death1954-2015
23
Years of Experience
CTResidence (state)

Terry Backer (August 3, 1954 – December 14, 2015), born Terrance Eddy Backer, was an American politician who served in the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1993 until his death in 2015.

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Experience

Past Positions

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Assistant Majority Whip
Connecticut State House of Representatives
2011 - 2015
Representative
Connecticut State House of Representatives
1992 - 2015
Former Assistant Majority Leader
Connecticut State House of Representatives
Licensed Master
United States Coast Guard
Licensed Merchant Marine Officer
United States Coast Guard
Executive Director
Soundkeeper Incorporated

Other Experience

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Co-Founder
Connecticut Coastal Fishermen's Association
1984
Vice President
Waterkeeper Alliance
Member
Peak Oil and Natural Gas Caucus, Connecticut General Assembly
2007 - 2015
Chair
Energy and Technology Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
2002 - 2003
Member
Connecticut Council on Environmental Quality
1991 - 1992
Former Vice Chair
Appropriations Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Member
Long Island Sound Advisory Council
Member
Local Shellfish Commission, Stratford