Thomas P. O'Neill III

Massachusetts politician

Thomas Phillip O'Neill III (born September 20, 1944)[1] is an American politician and lawyer. He leads a public relations and government affairs firm called O'Neill and Associates in Boston. He is the son of Thomas Phillip "Tip" O'Neill, Jr., who was Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1977 to 1987. From 1975 to 1983, O'Neill was Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Thomas P. O'Neill III
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65th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 2, 1975 – March 6, 1983
GovernorMichael Dukakis
Edward J. King
Preceded byDonald Dwight
Succeeded byJohn Kerry
Personal details
Born (1944-09-20) September 20, 1944 (age 76)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materBoston College
Harvard University


  1. Gary B. Roberts, David Curtis Dearborn, John Anderson Brayton, Richard E. Brenneman, New England Historic Genealogical Society (1997). Notable Kin: An Anthology of Columns First Published in the Nehgs Nexus, 1986-1995. Carl Boyer. ISBN 978-0-936124-17-9.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)