Joe Connolly '43
32 years of service as Natick Police Patrolman and Detective.
Established New England Police Photographers Association.
Established Operation Exchange, a police detective network.
Set up photography and fingerprinting bureau for Natick Police.
8 years service as Massachusetts State Representative, serving on:
Education Committee, Government Regulations Committee,
Committee on Public Safety, and Special Commission for Small Business.
Town Meeting member, Democratic Town Committee, fundraising to build West Suburban Arena, founder and charter member of Natick Comets, member of American Legion, AmVets, Natick Lodge of Elks, church activities and police associations
Advice to Students:
"Listen to your teachers, parents and clergy and anyone else that has already been over this wonderful road you are about to travel."
Inducted November 23, 1999