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Rick Santorum Edit Profile

also known as Richard John Santorum

Lawyer , United States Senator from Pennsylvania

Rick Santorum, lawyer, former United States Senator from Pennsylvania. Bar: Pennsylvania 1986. Board directors Mount Lebanon Extended Day Program, 1987-1991; member Child Advocacy Project, 1987-1991. Member Knights of Columbus, Italian Sons and Daughters Association, Allegheny County Bar Association Child Advocacy Program.

Background

Santorum, Rick was born on May 10, 1958 in Winchester, Virginia, United States. Son of Aldo and Catherine (Dughi) Santorum.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1980. Master of Business Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1981. Juris Doctor, Dickinson School Law, 1986.

Career

Administrative assistant to Sen. Doyle Corman Pennsylvania State Senate, Harrisburg, 1981-1986, executive director local government committee, 1981-1984, executive director transportation committee, 1984-1986. Associate Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, Pittsburgh, 1986-1990.

Member United States Congress from 18th Pennsylvania district, Washington, 1991-1995. United States Senator from Pennsylvania, 1995—2007. Member agriculture, nutrition, & forestry committee, finance committee, rules & administration, banking, housing, & urban affairs, special committee on aging.

Chairman Senate Republican Conference, 2001—2007. Consultant Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, Pittsburgh, since 2007. Senior fellow The Ethics & Public Policy Center, since 2007.

Political controller Fox News Channel, since 2007. Board directors Universal Health Services, Inc., since 2007.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1986.

Membership

Board directors Mount Lebanon Extended Day Program, 1987-1991. Member Child Advocacy Project, 1987-1991. Member Knights of Columbus, Italian Sons and Daughters Association, Allegheny County Bar Association Child Advocacy Program.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, racquet sports.

Connections

Married Karen Garver, June 2, 1990. Children: Elizabeth Anne, Richard John Junior, Daniel James, Sarah Maria, Peter Kenneth.

father:
Aldo Santorum

mother:
Catherine (Dughi) Santorum

spouse:
Karen Garver

children:
Elizabeth Anne Santorum

Richard John Junior Santorum

Daniel James Santorum

Sarah Maria Santorum

Peter Kenneth Santorum