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attorney general , senator

Sheldon Whitehouse, United States Senator from Rhode Island, former state attorney general. Bar: West Virginia 1982, Rhode Island 1983, United States District Court Rhode Island 1984, United States Supreme Court 1986, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1984.

Background

Whitehouse, Sheldon was born on October 20, 1955 in New York City. Son of Charles Sheldon and Mary (Rand) Whitehouse.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1978; Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, 1982.

Career

Attorney, Providence, 1983-1984; special assistant attorney general, Department Attorney General, Providence, 1985-1989; chief regulatory unit, Department Attorney General, Providence, 1988-1990; assistant attorney general, Department Attorney General, Providence, 1989-1990; executive counsel, Office of Governor, Providence, 1991; director governor policy office, Office of Governor, Providence, 1991-1992; director, Department Business Regulation, Providence, 1992-1994; United States atty for district of Rhode Island, 1994-1998; attorney general, Stae of Rhode Island, since 1999; M C.

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia 1982, Rhode Island 1983, United States District Court Rhode Island 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1984.

Connections

Married Sandra Christine Thornton, September 20, 1986. 2 children.

father:
Charles Sheldon Whitehouse

mother:
Mary (Rand) Whitehouse

spouse:
Sandra Christine Thornton