Joseph M. Tierney was an American politician who served as a member of the Boston City Council from 1972 to 1987. He was the President of the City Council in 1977, 1979, 1983, 1984, and 1985. He was a candidate for Mayor of Boston in 1987, losing to incumbent Raymond Flynn 67%-33%.
- also known as Joseph Tierney
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Politician
- Marriage with Pat Tierney
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- died on (4 years ago) in Hyde Park
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Massachusetts Encyclopedia (2008)
by Jack Tager, Jennifer L. Herman
Flynn wins reelection with 67 percent of vote over Joseph M. Tierney; Flynn claims credit for easing city's racial tensions by personally surveying city's neighborhoods, making himself available to voters and ...
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