Joe Biden Biography

Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, jointly elected with President Barack Obama. He is a member of the Democratic Party and was a United States Senator from Delaware from January 3, 1973, until his resignation on January 15, 2009, following his election to the Vice Presidency. In 2012, Biden was elected to a second term alongside Obama.

Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and lived there for ten years before moving to Delaware. He became an attorney in 1969, and was elected to the New Castle County council in 1970. Biden was first elected to the Senate in 1972 and became the sixth-youngest senator in U.S. history. He was re-elected to the Senate six times, and was the fourth most senior senator at the time of his resignation. Biden was a long-time member and former chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. His strong advocacy helped bring about U.S. military assistance and intervention during the Bosnian War. He opposed the Gulf War in 1991. He voted in favor of the Iraq War Resolution in 2002, but later proposed resolutions to alter U.S. strategy there. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Joe Biden
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Lawyer, Politician
Ethnicity:
Irish American, White people
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
November 20, 1942 (75)
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Marriages
  • 1977-06-17
    Senator Joseph biden of Delaware (34) weds Jill Jacobs (26) at the Chapel at the United Nations in New York City
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