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us: Chafee, Lincoln D., 1953-



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    • found: Tributes delivered in Congress, 2007: t.p. (Lincoln D. Chafee) p. v (b. in Providence, RI, on Mar. 26. 1953; son of Senator John H. Chafee)
    • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, May 23, 2014 (Chafee, Lincoln Davenport, (son of John H. Chafee; great-great-nephew of Henry F. Lippitt), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Warwick, R.I. on March 26, 1953; attended Warwick public schools; graduated Brown University 1975; delegate to Rhode Island constitutional convention 1985; member, Warwick city council 1986-1992; mayor of Warwick 1992-1999; appointed on November 2, 1999, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father, John H. Chafee; elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 2000, and served from November 2, 1999, to January 3, 2007; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2006; elected governor of Rhode Island as an Independent in 2010, and took the oath of office on January 4, 2011)
    • found: State of Rhode Island, Office of the Governor website, May 24, 2014 (Lincoln D. Chafee; Governor Chafee is a proud Rhode Islander, born and bred in Warwick)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 23, 2014 (Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born March 26, 1953) is an American politician who has been the 74th Governor of Rhode Island since January 2011. Prior to his election as governor, Chafee served in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1999 until losing his Senate re-election bid in 2006 to Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse. In 2007, he left the Republican Party and became an independent. He is the first independent to serve as Governor of Rhode Island since John Collins, who served 1786-1790. On May 29, 2013, he announced he was switching his registration to the Democratic Party. At Brown University, Chafee captained the wrestling team, and in 1975 earned a Bachelor of Arts in Classics. He then attended the Montana State University horseshoeing school in Bozeman. For the next seven years, he worked as a farrier at harness racetracks in the United States and Canada)
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