Meredith Strang Burgess
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Meredith Strang Burgess

Republican

American politician

Cumberland, Maine
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Meredith Strang Burgess

American politician
Summary
Experience
65
Years of Age
6
Years of Experience
MEResidence (state)

Meredith Strang Burgess (born April 27, 1956) is an American politician from Maine. A Republican, Strang Burgess served three terms (2006-2012) in the Maine House of Representatives, representing the town of Cumberland.Strang Burgess was a co-sponsor of the successful 2009 same-sex marriage bill. The bill was repealed via people's veto in November of that year. Three years later, in 2012, Strang Burgess was one of three sitting Republican state legislators to support the successful state referendum legalizing same sex marriage.In December 2013, Strang Burgess was rumored to be a potential candidate for U.S. Congress.

Experience

Education

  (1 of 1)  
University of Maine
BS Natural Resource Management
1978

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 2)  
Representative
Maine State House of Representatives
2006 - 2012
Founder
Burgess Advertising and Marketing
1986 - Current

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
Member
Maine Cancer Foundation
2002 - 2008
President
University of Maine Board of Visitors
2001 - 2008
Member
Commission to Develop a Strategic Priorities Plan for Maine's Young Children