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Richard Blumenthal's Biography

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic

Contact Information

915 Lafayette Boulevard
Suite 304
Bridgeport, CT 06604

90 State House Square, 10th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103

706 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Richard 'Dick' Blumenthal

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Cynthia; 4 Children

Birth Date:

02/13/1946

Birth Place:

Brooklyn, NY

Home City:

Greenwich, CT

Religion:

Jewish

JD, Yale University Law School, 1973

Attended, Cambridge University, 1967-1968

BA, Harvard University, 1967

Senator, United States Senate, District Sr, 2011-present

Member, Congressional Bicameral High-Speed & Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus, present

Attorney General, State of Connecticut, 1990-2010

Senator, Connecticut State Senate, District Sr, 1987-1990

Representative, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1984-1987

Member, Bicameral Congressional Arthritis Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption, present

Member, Congressional Fire Services Caucus, present

Member, Congressional General Aviation Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Veterans’ Jobs Caucus, present

Member, Defending Social Security Caucus, present

Member, Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking, present

Member, Senate Cultural Caucus, present

Member, Senate Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Caucus, present

Member, Senate Law Enforcement Caucus, present

Member, Senate National Guard Caucus, present

Member, Senate Oceans Caucus, present

Former Member, Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Personnel, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on The Constitution, United States Senate

Former Member, Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Aide, United States Senator Daniel P. Moynihan

United States Attorney, State of Connecticut, 1977-1981

Sergeant, United States Marine Corps Reserves, 1970-1976

Administrative Assistant, United States Senator Abraham A. Ribicoff, 1975-1976

Law Clerk, Justice Harry A. Blackmun, United States Supreme Court, 1974-1975

White House Aide, 1969-1970

Former Editorial Chair, The Harvard Crimson

Former Editor-in-Chief, Yale Law Journal

Member, Volunteer Counsel, National Association for the Advancement of Colored Member (NAACP), People Legal Defense Fund, 1981-1986

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