He is not to be confused with a namesake, known as whistleblowers since the end of 2009.
Andrew Maguire attended Budlong Elementary School in Los Angeles and then to 1956, the Ridgewood High School in New Jersey. Then he studied until 1961 Philosophy at Oberlin College in Ohio and then to 1966 at Harvard University. In the years 1966 to 1969 Maguire worked as a consultant for the U.S. State Department. Five times he belonged to the American delegation at the General Assembly of the United Nations. From 1969 to 1972 he was responsible for the urban development program in the New York district of Jamaica. After that, he was Adviser to 1974 the Ford Foundation.
Politically Maguire was a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1974 he was in the seventh constituency of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of William B. Widnall on January 3, 1975. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1981 three legislative periods. In 1980, he lost the Republican margin Roukema.
In 1982, Maguire competed unsuccessfully for his party's nomination for election to the U.S. Senate. At that time he worked as a labor and industry consultant. In 1983, Maguire was a faculty member of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. From 1984 to 1987 he was Vice President of the World Resources Institute; between 1987 and 1989, he served as head of the North American Securities Administrators Association. Between 1990 and 2002 he was President of Enterprise Works Worldwide. From 2007-2009 he was Managing Director of ' Immunize Every Child Campaign ' of the GAVI Fund.