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J. Joseph Curran Jr.
|44th Attorney General of Maryland|
January 21, 1987 – January 17, 2007
|Governor||William Donald Schaefer
|Preceded by||Stephen H. Sachs|
|Succeeded by||Douglas Gansler|
|4th Lieutenant Governor of Maryland|
January 19, 1983 – January 21, 1987
|Preceded by||Samuel Bogley|
|Succeeded by||Melvin Steinberg|
|Born||July 7, 1931
West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Barbara Marie (Atkins) Curran|
|Profession||Attorney at law|
|Branch/service||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1951–1955|
J. Joseph Curran Jr. (born July 7, 1931) is an American politician. He is the longest serving elected Attorney General (1987 to 2007) in Maryland history, and the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1983 to 1987. His son-in-law, Martin J. O'Malley, served as the 61st Governor of Maryland.
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