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Patrick Leahy's Biography

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Full Name:

Patrick J. Leahy




Wife: Marcelle; 3 Children: Kevin, Alicia, Mark

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Birth Place:

Montpelier, VT

Home City:

Middlesex, VT


Roman Catholic

JD, Georgetown University Law School, 1964

BA, Saint Michael's College, 1961

Senator, United States Senate, 1974-2023

President Pro Tempore, United States Senate, 2012-2015, 2021-2023

Co-Chair, Congressional Internet Caucus, 2003-present

Co-Founder, Congressional Internet Caucus, 2003-present

Co-Chair, National Guard Caucus, present

Member, Democratic Steering and Coordination Committee

Former Member, Joint Committee on the Library, United States Senate

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

Co-Chair, Senate National Guard Caucus, present

Former Member, Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security, United States Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition, Agricultural Research, and Specialty Crops, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, United States Senate

State's Attorney, Chittenden County, 1966-1974

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John Peter Zenger Press Freedom Award

Father's Name:

Howard Leahy

Mother's Name:

Alba Leahy

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Spouse's Occupation:

Registered Nurse