Jeffrey Chiesa

US politician

Jeffrey Scott Chiesa (/ˌkˈzə/ kee-AY-zə; born June 22, 1965) is an American lawyer and politician. He was a United States Senator from New Jersey from June 10, 2013 to October 31, 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was the 59th Attorney General of New Jersey from January 10, 2012 until June 6, 2013.

Jeffrey Chiesa
United States Senator
from New Jersey
In office
June 10, 2013 – October 31, 2013
Appointed byChris Christie
Preceded byFrank Lautenberg
Succeeded byCory Booker
59th Attorney General of New Jersey
In office
January 10, 2012 – June 6, 2013
GovernorChris Christie
Preceded byPaula Dow
Succeeded byChristopher Porrino
Personal details
Jeffrey Scott Chiesa

(1965-06-22) June 22, 1965 (age 58)
Somerville, New Jersey, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jenny Sullivan
EducationBound Brook High School
University of Notre Dame (BBA)
Catholic University of America (JD)

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced on June 6, 2013 that he would appoint Chiesa to the United States Senate seat that was left empty by the death of Democrat Senator Frank Lautenberg[1] and on June 10, 2013, Chiesa was sworn in.[2] He decided not to run for a full term in the Senate and was replaced by Democrat Cory Booker.

References change

  1. "Governor Christie: Attorney General Jeff Chiesa Is The Best Person For The Job". June 6, 2013. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  2. " - Login". Retrieved October 15, 2017.