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|November 29, 2005
||Coria Holland, Director of Communications
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CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER HONORED WITH LIFETIME
ACHIEVEMENT AWARD BY MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Woburn District Court Chief Probation Officer
Charles A. Winchester is the recipient of a Lifetime
Achievement Award bestowed upon him by the Middlesex
County Bar Association at the group’s 105th Annual
The event took place on November 10th in
the Grand Ballroom of the Burlington Marriott Hotel.
Massachusetts Probation Commissioner John J. O’Brien
was on hand to congratulate Winchester.
“This award is in recognition of
the enormous contributions Mr. Winchester has made to
the communities served by the Woburn District Court,” said
Brian M. Cullen, President of the Middlesex County Bar
Winchester is a 39-year employee of the
Massachusetts Probation Service. He began his career
as a Probation Officer in 1966 at Woburn District Court.
He was later appointed Chief Probation Officer.
A native of Dorchester (St. Mark’s
Parish) and current resident of Lexington, Winchester
a member of 1946 Class of St. John’s Preparatory
School, and a 1950 graduate of the College of the Holy
Cross. He also earned a master’s degree from Boston
University in 1978.
He is married to Jean Winchester. They
have five adult children and nine grandchildren.