Nicola S. (Niki) TSONGAS, Congress, MA (1946)


TSONGAS, Nicola S. (Niki), (wife of Paul Tsongas), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Chico, Butte County, Calif., April 26, 1946; graduated from Narimasu American High School, Tokyo, Japan, 1964; attended Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.; B.A., Smith College, Northampton, Mass. 1968; J.D., Boston University, Boston, Mass., 1988; social worker; lawyer, private practice; dean of external affairs, Middlesex Community College, Lowell, Mass., 1997-2007; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative Martin Meehan and re-elected to the two succeeding Congresses (October 16, 2007-present).

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present