Harrington, Joseph B.

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  • Joseph B. Harrington (1908-1964) started a family political dynasty with his election in 1937 to Salem City Council.
  • He was on city council from 1938-1941 then State Senate from 1941-42, then State House of Representatives from 1944-46, then

mayor of Salem 1948-49. Joe had an indefinable Irish charm and was a gifted public speaker. He was class valedictorian in high school.

After putting himself through law school he became a judge.

See Also

Vertical File in Salem Collection - Harrington Family

"Harrington: public policy journal tells story of Salem's most political family" Salem Evening News, Jan 12, 2001, p. 1