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James T. Welch (born December 22, 1975 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate from the Hampden district. He has served since January 2011.[1] Prior to this he was the Massachusetts State Representative for the 6th Hampden district, which includes his hometown of West Springfield and parts of Springfield and Chicopee. He served in the House from 2005 to 2011.[2] Prior to serving in the Massachusetts legislature, he was a realtor and member of the West Springfield City Council.[2]

James T. Welch
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Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the Hampden district
Assumed office
January 5, 2011
Preceded byStephen J. Buoniconti
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 6th Hampden District
In office
Preceded byStephen J. Buoniconti
Succeeded byMichael Finn
Personal details
Born (1975-12-22) December 22, 1975 (age 43)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceWest Springfield, Massachusetts
Alma materWestfield State College


  1. ^ "State Senate - Overview - Campaign 2010". Retrieved 2019-04-11.
  2. ^ a b "Senator James T. Welch". Retrieved 2019-04-11.