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Joe Biden, Jr.'s Biography

On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for President

Contact Information

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1120 20th Street Northwest, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20036

702 South Gilbert Street, Suite 104
Iowa City, IA 52240

1706 North Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52804

799 Main Street
Dubuque, IA 52001

1500 Market Street, Suite 19 East
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 206-849-1804

Full Name:

Joseph 'Joe' Robinette Biden, Jr.

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Jill; 4 Children: Beau (deceased), Hunter, Ashley, Naomi (deceased)

Birth Date:

11/20/1942

Birth Place:

Scranton, PA

Home City:

Wilmington, DE

Religion:

Roman Catholic

JD, Syracuse University College of Law, 1968

BA, History, University of Delaware, 1965

BA, Political Science, University of Delaware, 1965

Candidate, President of the United States, 1988, 2008, 2020

Vice President, United States of America, 2008-2017

President, United States Senate, 2008-2017

Senator, United States Senate, 1972-2008

Member, New Castle County Council, 1970-1972

Former Vice Chair, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly

Former Chair, White House Task Force on Working Families

Former Adjunct Professor, Widener University School of Law

Co-Founder/Former Board Co-Chair, The Biden Cancer Initiative

Co-Founder, The Biden Foundation

Founder, The Biden Institute at the University of Delaware

Founder, The Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement

Astrological Sign:

Scorpio

Awards:

Champion of the Rails 2001

Rail Leadership Award 2002

Current Car:

1967 Corvette

Father's Name:

Joseph Biden Sr.

Father's Occupation:

Car Salesman

Favorite Book:

American Gospel, Irish America

Favorite Food:

Pasta

Favorite Quote:

"History says, don't hope on this side of the grave. But then, once in a lifetime the longed for tidal wave of justice can rise up, and hope and history rhyme. So hope for a great sea-change on the far side of revenge. Believe that a further shore is reachable from here. Believe in miracles and cures and healing wells."
- Seamus Heaney's "The Cure at Troy",
"I look forward to a great future for America, a future in which our country will match its
military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our
purpose. . . . And I look forward to an America which commands respect throughout the world not only for its strength but for its civilization as well."- John F. Kennedy, 1963.

First Car:

Chevrolet Convertible

First Job:

Lifeguard

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Weightlifting, designing homes, sketching

Names of Grandchildren:

Naomi, Finnegan, Roberta Mabel, Natalie, Robert Hunter

Number of Grandchildren:

5

Pets (include names):

1 cat

Spouse's Occupation:

Community College Professor

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