Edward J. Clancy, Jr.
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Edward J. Clancy, Jr.

Democrat

politician in Massachusetts, US

Lynn, Massachusetts
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Edward J. Clancy, Jr.

politician in Massachusetts, US
Summary
Experience
71
Years of Age
12
Years of Experience
MAResidence (state)

Edward J. "Chip" Clancy Jr. (June 30 1950 - June 6, 2021) was a Massachusetts politician who served the 55th mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts. He was first elected in November 2001. Previously, Clancy served on the Lynn City Council. After the council, he served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate. In 2001, while still a member of the Massachusetts Senate, Clancy was elected as Mayor of Lynn; after his election as Mayor, Clancy resigned from the Senate. On November 3, 2009 he was defeated by Republican challenger Judith Flanagan Kennedy, by a margin of 27 votes. Clancy continued to practice law and remained active in the community. Clancy died on June 6, 2021 of natural causes at the age of 70, with his wife Linda and family by his side.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 2)  
Suffolk University School of Law
JD
1975
Providence College
1972

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 5)  
State House
1990 - 94
Senator
Massachussets State Senate
1994 - 2002
Experience
Lynn City Council
Experience
Democratic City Committee
Experience
Attorney

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 5)  
Experience
Associate Member Franco-American Building Association
Experience
Knights of Columbus
Experience
Massachusetts Bar Association
Experience
Lynn Italian American Citizens Club. Sons of American Legion
Experience
Ancient Order of Hiberians