EARLY, Joseph Daniel, (1933 - 2012)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

EARLY, Joseph Daniel, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Worcester, Mass., Worcester County, January 31, 1933; attended parochial schools in Worcester; B.S., College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, 1955; served in United States Navy, 1955-1957; taught high school in Shrewsbury and Spencer, Mass., 1959-1963; served six terms in Massachusetts house of representatives, 1963-1974; delegate to Massachusetts State Democratic conventions, 1964-1970; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; died on November 9, 2012, in Worcester, Mass.