Vote Tim Markey for Gardner School Committee

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

– Highest degree in his field: Ph. D., Harvard University, 1996

A life-long teacher and mentor of more than thirty years

Teacher Tribute: Stanford University, 2007

Eagle Scout Mentor Pin: Boy Scouts of America, 2013

Proud father of two, husband, and Navy dad


Tim Markey lives in Gardner with his wife of 35 years, Lorraine. Their two children attended Gardner Public Schools. A public school graduate himself, raised by a single working mom, Tim received his Ph. D. from Harvard University and an M. A. from Chapel Hill in Comparative Literature, and a B. A. summa cum laude, from Canisius College in English and French. Fluent in French and Italian, Tim is trained in English, Classics, and French. His teaching career spans 36 years and many of his students have gone on to such colleges as Bucknell, Colgate, Princeton, Yale, and Johns Hopkins. Their pennants adorn Tim's classroom walls (pictured below).

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Eagle Scout Mentor

Thank You For your service, NAVAL OFFICER Markey!

36-year career as a teacher

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Seamus and Lorraine, Le's Restaurant, Dorchester

Tim and Seamus, Christmas in Rome

Lorraine and Tim, Naval Air Museum

Seamus and Claudia

This campaign is dedicated to the loving memory of my cousin, John "Mike" Kunnen, a great warrior and even greater family man. Four Bronze Stars, a Presidential Citation, the Légion D'Honneur, and seven wonderful children with your beloved Mary Clare.

Thanks, Mike, for saving the world and keeping the peace.