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Maria E. Cantwell

Maria E. Cantwell, United States Senator from Washington. Named Woman of Year, KING-television Evening Magazine, 2001; recipient Cyber Champion award, Business Software Alliance, 2003, Friend of Blues award, Experience Music Project-Vulcan, Inc., 2003. Board directors Washington Economic Development Finance Authority.

Background

  • Cantwell, Maria E. was born on October 13, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Rose and Paul Cantwell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Public Administration, Miami University, Ohio, 1981.

    Career

    • Public relations consultant Cantwell & Associates, 1981—1987. State representative from District 44 Washington, 1987—1992. Member from 1st Washington district United States Congress, Washington, 1993—1995.

      Vice president marketing Progressive Networks, Seattle, 1995—1997. Senior vice president consumer & e-commerce Real Networks (formerly Progressive Networks), 1997—2000. United States Senator from Washington, since 2001.

      Member commerce, science & transportation, energy & natural resources, finance, Indian affairs and small business & entrepreneurship committees United States Senate.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Washington Economic Development Finance Authority.

    Connections

    • father: Rose Cantwell
    • mother: Paul Cantwell
    Maria E. Cantwell
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    Born October 13, 1958
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Miami University
    • 1981 - 1987
      Public relations consultant, Cantwell & Associates
    • 1987 - 1992
      state representative from District 44 Washington
    • 1993 - 1995
      member, from 1st Washington district United States Congress
      Washington, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      vice president, marketing Progressive Networks
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1997
      senior, vice president consumer & e-commerce Real Networks (formerly Progressive Networks)
    • 2001
      United States Senator from Washington