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Donald Sternoff Beyer,

Donald Sternoff Beyer, Italian, American State official. Named Time Magazine Quality Dealer of Year for Virginia, 1991. Chairman Baliles for Governor, Northern Virginia, 1985, Paul Simon for President, Virginia, 1988, Bill Clinton for President, Virginia, 1992; member 11th District Democratic Committee, Vienna, Virginia, 1992; Democratic nominee Governor of Virginia, 1998. Member Land Rover Alexandria (president since 1997).

Background

  • Beyer,, Donald Sternoff was born on June 20, 1950 in Trieste, Free Territory of Trieste. Arrived in the United States, 1952. Son of Donald Sternoff Senior and Nancy Prew (McDonald) Beyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economic, magna cum laude, Williams College, 1972.

    Career

    • Owner Don Beyer Volvo, Falls Church, Virginia, since 1974. Lieutenant governor Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, 1990-1998. United States ambassador to Switzerland & Liechtenstein United States Department State, Bern, since 2009.

      Urban at large member Commonwealth Transportation Board, Virginia, 1987-1990. Chairman Virginia Poverty & Welfare Reform Commission, 1994-1995, Transportation & Land Use Group, Virginia Commission on Climate Change, 2008.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman Baliles for Governor, Northern Virginia, 1985. Paul Simon for President, Virginia, 1988. Bill Clinton for President, Virginia, 1992.

    Member 11th District Democratic Committee, Vienna, Virginia, 1992. Democratic nominee Governor of Virginia, 1998. Member Land Rover Alexandria (president 1997).

    Northern Virginia Business Roundtable. Northern Virginia HighTech. Council (co-founder).

    Board member Youth for Tommorrow. Washington Community Foundation,and the Red Cross.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: golf, skiing, climbing.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Anne (McInerney), July 15, 1972 (divorced). Children: Donald III, Stephanie. Married Megan Carroll, September 19, 1987.

      Children: Clara, Grace.
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    Born June 20, 1950
    (age 67)