Hank Naughton '82

Harold “Hank” Naughton ’82

Representative Harold P. Naughton, Jr., is a major in the U.S. Army Reserve and a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. He represents the 12th Worcester District including Boylston, Clinton, Lancaster, Northborough (Presincts 2 & 4) and Sterling (Precinct 2). 

In the Massachusetts State Legislature, Rep. Naughton currently serves as the chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. Previously, he served as the chairman of the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs.

Hank began his career of public service while still an undergraduate at Assumption. In 1980, he was elected to the Clinton Planning Board and served on the board until 1985. He was then elected in 1984 to the Clinton School Committee, holding the position of chairman from 1986-1987. In 1991, he received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law in Boston.

Following his graduation from Suffolk, Rep. Naughton began his legal career as an assistant district attorney in Worcester County serving from 1992 to 1995. Throughout his years with the District Attorney's office, he prosecuted a wide gamut of cases ranging from vehicular homicide to narcotics trafficking to assault and battery. Rep. Naughton has a law practice in Clinton, open since 1995.

Rep. Naughton and his wife Ellen (Murphy) reside in Clinton with their four children, Harrison, Tiernan, Clare and Eamon. For a full bio visit http://haroldnaughton.org

Last updated 9/4/13