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us: Carper, Thomas R., 1947-


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Thomas Richard
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19470123
    • Birth Place

        Beckley, W. Va.
    • Associated Locale

        Dover, Del.
    • Associated Locale

        Washington, D.C.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ohio State University
        • Affiliation End: 1968
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Delaware
        • Affiliation End: 1975
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Navy
        • Affiliation Start: 1968
        • Affiliation End: 1973
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Naval Reserve
        • Affiliation Start: 1973
        • Affiliation End: 1991
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19830103
        • Affiliation End: 19930103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 20010103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        government
          legislature
            politics
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Governors
                (lcsh) Legislators
                  (lcsh) Economists
              • Related Terms

                • us: Delaware. Governor (1993-2001 : Carper)
              • Sources

                • found: U.S. Cong. Senate. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Nominations of Thomas R. Carper and Celeste Pinto McLain to be members of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), 1995: t.p. (Thomas R. Carper) p. 9 (b. Jan. 23, 1947)
                • found: WW in America, 1994: v. 1, p. 555 (Carper, Thomas Richard; gov. of Delaware, 1993- )
                • found: News Journal (Wilmington, Del.), Jan. 4, 2001: p. B1 (Gov. Carper sworn in as member of U.S. Senate on Wed., Jan. 3, 2001; his resignation as Del. gov. effective Wed., Jan. 3, 2001 at noon)
                • found: Biog. dir. of the United States Congress, accessed Apr. 17, 2012 (Carper, Thomas Richard, Senator and Representative from Delaware; b. Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va., Jan. 23, 1947; attended public schools; graduated, Whetstone High School, Columbus, Ohio 1964; B.A., Ohio State University, Columbus 1968; University of Delaware, Newark, M.B.A. 1975; served in the U.S. Navy 1968-1973; Naval Reserve, commander, 1973-1991; Delaware State treasurer 1976-1983; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (Jan. 3, 1983-Jan. 3, 1993); governor of Delaware 1993-2001; chairman of the National Governors Asso. 1998-1999; elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000 for term commencing Jan. 3, 2001; reelected in 2006 for the term ending Jan. 3, 2013)
              • Change Notes

                • 1995-02-13: new
                • 2013-08-15: revised
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