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Edward Sullivan, 86, clerk of courts, Cambridge icon

Edward J. Sullivan served as clerk of courts in Middlesex County for almost a half-century. Edward J. Sullivan served as clerk of courts in Middlesex County for almost a half-century. (2000 file/the boston globe)
By David Abel
Globe Staff / July 26, 2007

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Edward J. Sullivan, who spent nearly 50 years as clerk of the courts for Middlesex County and was the state's longest-serving elected official when he retired, died of a lung infection Tuesday at Youville Hospital in Cambridge, friends and family said. He was 86. (Full article: 668 words)

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