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Richard Blumenthal

United States Senator from Connecticut

Richard Blumenthal (born February 13, 1946) is the senior United States Senator from Connecticut. He has been in office since 2011. He served as Attorney General of Connecticut from 1991 to 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Richard Blumenthal
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United States Senator
from Connecticut
Assumed office
January 5, 2011
Serving with Chris Murphy
Preceded byChris Dodd
23rd Attorney General of Connecticut
In office
January 9, 1991 – January 5, 2011
GovernorLowell Weicker
John Rowland
Jodi Rell
Preceded byClarine Riddle
Succeeded byGeorge Jepsen
Member of the Connecticut Senate
from the 27th district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1991
Preceded byAnthony Truglia
Succeeded byGeorge Jepsen
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 145th district
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1987
Preceded byAnthony Truglia
Succeeded byNicholas Pavia
Personal details
Born (1946-02-13) February 13, 1946 (age 73)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Cynthia Allison Malkin (1982–present)
Children4
ResidenceGreenwich, Connecticut[1]
Alma materHarvard University (AB)
Trinity College, Cambridge
Yale Law School (J.D.)
Signature
WebsiteSenate website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Marine Corps
Years of service1970–1976
RankUSMC-E5.svg Sergeant
UnitMarine Forces Reserve insignia (transparent background).png U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biography". Richard Blumenthal, United States Senator for Connecticut. Retrieved April 6, 2016. Lives in: Greenwich, Connecticut

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