Joseph A. Foster is an American politician who served as the 29th Attorney General of New Hampshire from 2013 to 2017. He was formerly a Democratic member of the New Hampshire Senate, representing the 13th district from 2002 until 2008 and served as the State Senate Majority Leader in 2007 and 2008. Previously he was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1994 through 1998. On April 17, 2013 he was confirmed to the office of New Hampshire Attorney General. He took office on May 15, 2013, succeeding Michael A. Delaney who decided not to seek reappointment by Governor Maggie Hassan at the end of his term, and instead took Foster's old position at his law firm. Foster is considered a potential future Congressional candidate.
|Born:||Jun 10, 1959, Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.|
|Education:||Tufts University, George Washington University|
|Governor:||Maggie Hassan, Chris Sununu|
|Preceded by:||Mike Delaney|
|Succeeded by:||Gordon MacDonald|
About Joseph Foster
American Democratic politician who was elected Attorney General of New Hampshire in 2013.
He served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1994 to 1998 and the Senate from 2002 to 2008.
He was the Senate Majority Leader from 2007 to 2008.
He married Marissa Baltus.
He served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives during the tenure of Judd Gregg as Governor.
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