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us: Dodd, Christopher J. (Christopher John), 1944-



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    • found: NUCMC data from University of Connecticut Library for Conn. Citizen Action Group. Records, 1969-1982 (Christopher J. Dodd; U.S. senator from Conn.)
    • found: LC data base, 3-4-93 (hdg.: Dodd, Christopher J., 1944- )
    • found: WWA, 1982-1983 (Dodd, Christopher J.; b. 1944; U.S. rep. (94th-97th congresses) and senator; of Willimantic, Conn.)
    • found: Biog. dir., U.S. Cong. website, August 20, 2013: (Dodd, Christopher John, (son of Thomas Joseph Dodd), a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., May 27, 1944; graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School, Potomac, Md. 1962; graduated, Providence (R.I.) College 1966; served as Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic 1966-1968; graduated, University of Louisville (Ky.) School of Law 1972; admitted to the Connecticut bar in 1973 and commenced practice in New London; served in the United States Army 1969-1975; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress; reelected to the Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1980, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986, 1992, 1998 and in 2004 and served from January 3, 1981, to January 3, 2011; chair, Committee on Rules and Administration (January 3-20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003), Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses); was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for President in 2008; was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2010)
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