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John McHugh's Biography

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Full Name:

John M. McHugh




Wife: Katherine Sullivan

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Birth Place:

Watertown, NY

Home City:

Pierrepont Manor, NY


Roman Catholic

MA, Public Administration, Nelson A. Rockefeller Graduate School of Public Affairs, 1977

BA, Political Science, Utica College of Syracuse University, 1970

United States Secretary of the Army, 2009-present

Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1992-2009

Senator, New York State Senate, 1984-1992

Co-Chair, Army Caucus

Experience, Congressional Automotive Caucus

Experience, Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues

Experience, Congressional Fire Services Caucus

Experience, Congressional Older Americans Caucus

Experience, Congressional Rural Caucus

Experience, Congressional Sportsman's Caucus

Senior Member, House Armed Services Committee

Experience, Minor League Baseball Caucus

Experience, Northeast Agricultural Caucus

Co-Chair, Northern Border Caucus

Experience, Republican Steering Committee

Experience, Rural Health Care Coalition

Experience, United States Trade Representative's Intergovernmental Policy Advisory

Experience, Insurance Broker

Chief of Research, Liaison with Local Governments, New York State Senator H. Douglas Barclay, 1975-1984

Confidential Assistant to the City Manager, Watertown, 1971-1975

Experience, American Society of Young Political Leaders

Eastern Regional Conference Committee on Fiscal Affairs, Counsel of State Governments

Experience, Jefferson County Farm Bureau

Experience, National Conference of State Legislators

Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Watertown