Deval Patrick's right-hand men and women
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Kevin Burke
Kevin M. Burke, 60, Secretary of Public Safety
Another former Democratic state lawmaker, Burke served as a state representative for Beverly from 1975 to 1979. He was also Essex County district attorney for more than 20 years, holding office from 1979 to 2002. A graduate of Boston College Law School, he is a managing partner of Burke & Mawne, a consulting firm.
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