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us: Patrick, Deval

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  • Fuller Name

    • Deval Laurdine
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1956-07-31
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard Law School
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of Justice
        • Organization: (naf) Day, Berry & Howard Foundation
        • Organization: (naf) Texaco, inc.
        • Organization: (naf) Coca-Cola Company
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Lawyers
          (lcsh) Social reformers
            (lcsh) Governors
        • Sources

          • found: Meet the press with Tim Russert. [1996-06-16], c1996: caption (Deval Patrick, Ass't Att'y Gen'l Civil Rights)
          • found: WW among African Americans, 11th ed., c1998: p. 1005 (Patrick, Deval L.; b. Jul. 31, 1956, Chicago, IL; U.S. Dept. of Justice, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 28, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Patrick, Deval Laurdine; state governor, lawyer, social reformer; born 31 July 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, United States; AB in English and American Literature at Harvard University (1978); completed Harvard Law School (1982); law clerk for the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Los Angeles, California; staff attorney with the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund; assistant attorney general in the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice (1994); stood at the center of a Justice Department investigation into arsonist activities with potential civil rights violations (1996); partner with Day, Berry & Howard (1997); vice president and general counsel of Corporate America's Fortune 50 energy company, Texaco; executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Coca-Cola Company (2001); was elected and re-elected Democratic Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the only African American governor elected that year and the second in the nation's history (2006, 2010))
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          • 1999-07-26: new
          • 2015-09-14: revised
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