John Kerry Congressional Bio

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John Kerry Congressional Bio
United States Congress
Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress, entry "KERRY, John Forbes, (1943 - )
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KERRY, John Forbes, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Fitzsimons Army Hospital (Colorado), December 11, 1943; graduated, St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., 1962; graduated, Yale University 1966; served in the United States Navy 1966-1969, with service in Vietnam; graduated, Boston College Law School 1976; admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1976 and commenced practice in 1976; assistant district attorney of Middlesex County, Mass. 1977-1982; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts 1982-1984; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1984; reelected in 1990, 1996, and again in 2002 for the term ending January 3, 2009; chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (One Hundredth Congress), Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 3-20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003], One Hundred Tenth Congress); Democratic candidate for U.S. president, 2004.

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