Thomas S. Eisenstadt

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Thomas S. Eisenstadt
Sheriff of Suffolk County, Massachusetts
In office
1969–1977
Preceded by John W. Sears
Succeeded by Dennis J. Kearney
Chairman of the Boston School Committee
In office
1968–1968
Preceded by John J. McDonough
Succeeded by John J. Kerrigan
In office
1966–1966
Preceded by Louise Day Hicks
Succeeded byJohn J. McDonough
Personal details
Born (1936-05-21) May 21, 1936 (age 83)
Boston, Massachusetts

Thomas Stephen Eisenstadt (born May 21, 1936) was sheriff of Suffolk County, Massachusetts from 1969 to 1977, [1] during which time he was the captioned plaintiff in Eisenstadt v. Baird (1972), a landmark United State Supreme Court decision on contraception. [2]

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Suffolk County is a county in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the United States. As of 2018, the population was 807,252 making it the fourth-most populous county in Massachusetts. The traditional county seat is Boston, the state capital and the largest city in Massachusetts. The county government was abolished in late 1999, and so Suffolk County today functions only as an administrative subdivision of state government and a set of communities grouped together for some statistical purposes. Suffolk County constitutes the core of the Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the greater Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Area.

Elected to the Boston School Committee in 1965, Eisenstadt was strong supporter of desegregation efforts.

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References

  1. "History of Sheriffs". Suffolk County (Massachusetts) Sheriff's Department. Retrieved September 17, 2013.