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Angus King, Jr.'s Biography

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Jr, Independent

Contact Information

202 Harlow Street, Suite 20350
Bangor, ME 04401

383 United States Route 1, Suite 1C
Scarborough, ME 04074

4 Gabriel Drive
Suite 3
Augusta, ME 04330

169 Academy Street, Suite A
Presque Isle, ME 04769

133 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Angus S. King, Jr.

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Mary; 5 Children: Angus III, Duncan, James, Benjamin, Molly

Birth Date:

03/31/1944

Birth Place:

Alexandria, VA

Home City:

Brunswick, ME

Religion:

Episcopalian

JD, University of Virginia Law School, 1969

BA, Dartmouth College, 1966

Senator, United States Senate, 2012-present

Candidate, United States Senate, 2018

Governor, State of Maine, 1994-2002

Former Member, Budget Committee, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Personnel, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Water and Power, United States Senate

Former Chief Counsel, United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

Founder/President, Northeast Energy Management, Incorporated, 1989-1994

Television Host, MaineWatch, 1975-1993

General Counsel, Swift River/Hafslund Company, 1983-1988

Vice President, Swift River/Hafslund Company, 1983-1988

Attorney, Smith, Lloyd, and King, 1975-1983

Aide, Office of Senator William Hathaway, 1972-1975

Chief Counsel, United States Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Narcotics, 1972-1975

Staff Attorney, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, 1969-1972

Former Chair, Committee to Support Land for Maine's Future Bond Issue

Former Member, Eco-Eco

Former Member, Maine Development Foundation

Favorite Book:

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Lincoln at Gettysburg by Garry Wills
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Any Sherlock Holmes

Favorite Movie:

12 Angry Men, Apollo 13, Remember The Titans, Casablanca, Invictus, anything from the Marx Brothers

Favorite Musician:

Van Morrison, The Supremes, Eric Clapton, Peter Tosh, Travis Tritt, Norah Jones

Favorite Quote:

"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present; the occasion is piled high with difficulty, and so we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew; we must disenthrall ourselves--and then we shall save our country."
-Abraham Lincoln

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm."
-Winston Churchill

Favorite TV Shows:

The Good Wife, Law & Order (especially the earlier ones), 30 Rock, River Monsters, SportsCenter, PTI

Number of Grandchildren:

6

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