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Sheldon Whitehouse's Biography

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Jr, Democratic

Contact Information

170 Westminster Street
Suite 200
Providence, RI 02903

Hart Senate Office Building, Room 530
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Sandra; 2 Children: Molly, Alexander

Birth Date:

10/20/1955

Birth Place:

New York, NY

Home City:

Newport, RI

Religion:

Episcopalian

JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1982

BA, Architecture, Yale University, 1978

Senator, United States Senate, 2006-present

Candidate, United States Senate, Rhode Island, 2018

Attorney General, State of Rhode Island, 1998-2004

Candidate, Governor of Rhode Island, 2002

Member, Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change

Founder, Defend Social Security Caucus

Former Member, Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, United States Senate

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

Founder, Senate Oceans Caucus

Former Member, Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on the Constitution, United States Senate

Former Policy Advisor, Governor of Rhode Island

Former Clerk, West Virginia Supreme Court

United States Attorney, Rhode Island, 1994-1998

Director, Department of Business Regulation, Rhode Island, 1992-1994

Director, Office of the Governor of Rhode Island, 1992

Legal Counsel, Office of the Governor of Rhode Island, 1991

Assistant to the Attorney General, Rhode Island, 1984-1990

Superdelegate, National Democratic Convention, 2016

Founder, Quality Institute, Rhode Island, 2006

Spouse's Occupation:

Marine biologist and environmental advocate

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