ATKINS, Chester Greenough, (1948 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

ATKINS, Chester Greenough, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Geneva, Switzerland, April 14, 1948; was graduated from Concord-Carlisle High School, Concord, Mass., in 1966 and Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, in 1970; member of the Massachusetts house of representatives 1970-1971 and the State senate 1972-1984; chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee 1977-1990; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; is a resident of Concord, Mass.