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Thomas H. Kean, Edit Profile

also known as Thomas Howard Kean Jr.

State legislator

Thomas H. Kean,, American state legislator. Named a Legislation Leader, New Jersey Conference Mayors, 2005; named Legislation of the Year, Firemen's Benevolent Association.


Kean,, Thomas H. was born on September 5, 1968 in Livingston, New Jersey, United States. Son of Thomas Howard Kean Senior and Deborah (Bye) Kean.


Bachelor in History, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990. Master of Arts in International Relations, Tufts University Fletcher School Law & Diplomacy, 1997.


Aide former United States Republican Bob Franks. Consultant British Petroleum. Special assistant United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Member District 22 New Jersey General Assembly, 2001—2002, member District 21, 2002—2003, New Jersey State Senate, Trenton, since 2003, deputy whip, 2003, minority whip, 2004—2007, minority leader, since 2008, member commerce committee, member education committee, member legislation oversight committee. Member Budget and Appropriations Committee, Judiciary Committee, Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens committee, Joint Committee on Public Schools, since 2004. Vice chairman State Government Committee.


Married Rhonda Kean; 2 children.

Thomas Howard Kean Senior Kean

Deborah (Bye) Kean

Rhonda Kean