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Gailanne Cariddi

Gailanne M. Cariddi (November 1, 1953 – June 17, 2017) was an American politician as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for the First Berkshire district. The First Berkshire District consists of nine communities including Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Lanesborough, New Ashford, North Adams and Williamstown.

Gailanne Cariddi
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 1st Berkshire District
In office
2011 – June 2017
Preceded by Daniel E. Bosley
Succeeded by John Barrett
Personal details
Born (1953-11-01)November 1, 1953
North Adams, Massachusetts
Died June 17, 2017(2017-06-17) (aged 63)
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Bentley University

Cariddi was born in North Adams, Massachusetts in 1953.[1] In the legislature, she served as the Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government, as well as being a member of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture and the Joint Committee on Transportation.

She served on the North Adams City Council.[2] Cariddi died in office on June 17, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness.[3]