Coakley, Martha

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Name
Coakley, Martha Gender: F
Martha Mary Coakley
born on 14 July 1953 at 21:15 (= 9:15 PM )
Place Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 42n27, 73w15
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 22°16' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 06°52 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 08°08'



Martha Coakley
photo: * Martha Coakley speaking at Faneuil Hall.jpg: Fogster * der, license gfdl

Biography

American lawyer and prosecutor, first female Attorney General for Massachusetts, elected in 2006.

Coakley graduated with honors from Williams College ini 1975 and from Boston University Law School in 1979. She joined a private law practice immediately after graduation. In 1986 she joined the Middlesex County Attorney General's office as an assistant district attorney. A year later she was invited to be a Special Attorney on cases of organized crime. A rising star, she served for some time working on cases of child abuse and children's welfare cases.

In 1998 she was elected Middlesex District Attorney. Her successful prosecution of high profile cases (including the Louise Woodward case), her tough stance on crime, her favorable media presence and her articulate and earnest communications skills earned her popular approval. In 2006 she ran a successful campaign for state Attorney General.

She married John O'Connor in 2000.

On December 8, 2009 she won a special election primary to be the Democratic Party nominee for Senator to take the place of Ted Kennedy who died earlier in the year.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 2000

Source Notes

PT quotes birth certificate

Categories

  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (State Attorney General)

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