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Hillary Clinton's Biography

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Full Name:

Hillary Rodham Clinton




Husband: Bill; 1 Child: Chelsea

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Chicago, IL

Home City:

Chappaqua, NY



JD, Yale University, 1969-1973

BA, Political Science, Wellesley College, 1965-1969

Candidate, President of the United States, 2016

United States Secretary of State, 2009-2013

Appointed, Secretary of State, United States of America, January 21, 2009

Senator, United States Senate, District Jr, 2001-2009

Nominated by President Barack Obama, United States Secretary of State, November 2008

Candidate, United States President, 2008

First Lady, President Bill Clinton, 1993-2001

First Lady, State of Arkansas, 1979-1981, 1983-1992

Former Chair, Arkansas Educational Standards Committee

Former Commissioner, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

Former Co-Chair, Congressional E-911 Caucus

Former Member, Democratic Policy Committee

Former Member, Democratic Technology and Communications Committee

Former Chair, Legal Services Corporation

Former Member, Senate National Guard Caucus

Former Member, Senate Rural Health Caucus

Former Member, Senate Steel Caucus

Former Chair, Steering and Coordination Committee

Former Chair, Task Force of National Health Care Reform

Appointed, Board Member, Legal Services Corporation, 1977

Former Board Member, Wal-Mart

Partner, Rose Law Firm, 1979-1992

Attorney, Rose Law Firm, 1976-1979

Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas Law School, 1975

Staff Lawyer, Children's Defense Fund, 1973

Member, American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession

Co-Founder, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families

Former Board Member, Arkansas Children's Hospital

Former Board Member, Children's Defense Fund

Board Member, The Country's Best Yogurt Company

Founder, Vital Voices

Board Member, Clinton Foundation, 2013-2015

Astrological Sign:



-Humanitarian Award, Elie Wiesel Foundation
-Women Who Make A Difference Lifetime Achievement Award, Family Circle
-President's Award, League of United Latin American Citizens
-International Women's Philanthropy Award, Lion of Judah Conference of Combined Jewish Philanthropies
-Distinguished Bridge Builder Award, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation
-Recognition, Military Order of the Purple Heart
-Distinguished Service Award, National Association of Elementary School Principals
-Bully Pulpit Award, National Council for Adoption
-Black Women of Courage Award, National Federation of Black Women Business Owners
-Martin Luther King Jr. Award, Progressive National Baptist Convention
- Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service
-Woman of Steel - Role Model of the Year, United Steel Workers of America
-Arkansas Woman of the Year-1983

-Arkansas Mother of the Year-1984
-First woman to be elected into the New York Senate
- She won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for the audio of her book "It Takes a Village"

Current Car:

Secret Service Vehicles/Ford Hybrid

Date of Wedding Anniversary:

October 11, 1975

Father's Name:

Hugh Rodham

Father's Occupation:

Small Businessman/Drapery Salesman

Favorite Book:

"The Brothers Karamazov," "The Prodigal Son," "The Hare with Amber Eyes," "The Signature of All Things," "Citizens of London," "A Suitable Boy." I will read anything by Laura Hillenbrand, Walter Isaacson, Barbara Kingsolver, John le Carre, John Grisham, Hilary Mantel, Toni Morrison, Anna Quindlen, and Alice Walker.

Favorite Color:


Favorite Movie:

Movies I have watched numerous times include: The Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, Out of Africa, A League of their Own, and Pray the Devil Back to Hell.

Favorite Musician:

Aretha Franklin

Favorite Quote:

I carry around hundreds of quotes that mean something to me. Here's two: Eleanor Roosevelt: "A woman is like a tea bag - you never know how strong she is until she's in hot water." Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own: "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great."

Favorite TV Shows:

Downton Abbey, HGTV shows, Blue Bloods, Madame Secretary, The Good Wife, Castle, House of Cards, Borgen, The Three Stooges (from childhood) and lots more.

Hobbies or Special Talents:

I enjoy long walks, swimming, yoga, playing with our dogs, reading, watching movies, and now spending time with my granddaughter.

Mother's Name:

Dorothy Rodham

Mother's Occupation:


Names of Grandchildren:

Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky

Number of Grandchildren:


Personal Hero and Why:

Eleanor Roosevelt

Pets (include names):

lab: Seamus


Living History. (Simon & Schuster, 2003)
-An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History (Simon & Schuster, 2000)
-It Takes A Village: and Other Lessons Children Teach Us (Simon & Schuster, 1996)
-Dear Socks, Dear Buddy (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
-Hard Choices (Simon &Schuster, 2014)

Spouse's Occupation:

Former President of the United States of America