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|United States Senator
February 1, 2013 – July 16, 2013
|Appointed by||Deval Patrick|
|Preceded by||John Kerry|
|Succeeded by||Ed Markey|
William Maurice Cowan
April 4, 1969
Yadkinville, North Carolina, U.S.
|Education||Duke University (BA)
Northeastern University (JD)
William Maurice “Mo” Cowan (born April 4, 1969) is an American politician and lawyer. He was a United States Senator from Massachusetts from February 1, 2013 to July 16, 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was legal counsel and chief of staff to Governor Deval Patrick.
He did not want to run in the 2013 special election to complete the remainder of Kerry's term. He was replaced by fellow Democrat Ed Markey.
Cowan was the eighth African-American U.S. Senator and the second from Massachusetts after Edward Brooke.
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Cowan (right) with then-U.S. Representative Ed Markey (left), his successor in the Senate, at a 2013 gathering
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