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Biden, Joseph R., Jr.

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  • Fuller Name

    • Joseph Robinette
  • Variants

    • Biden, Joseph R.
    • Biden, Joe, 1942-
    • Biden, Joseph R., 1942-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation End: 1965
        • Source:
        • Organization: University of Delaware
    • Has Affiliation

    • Has Affiliation

    • Has Affiliation

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        Democratic Party members (United States)
    • Descriptor

    • Birth Place

        Scranton (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Associated Locale

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

      United States--Politics and government

    • Occupation


      (lcsh) Vice-Presidents

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    • Presidential candidates


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          • Earlier Established Forms

            • Biden, Joseph R.
          • Sources

            • found: Senate delegation report on SALT discussions in the Soviet Union, August 25-30, 1979, 1979 (a.e.)p. iii (Joseph R. Biden, Jr.; Senator, Delaware)
            • found: Cong. dir., 1997-1998:p. 70 (Joseph R. Biden, Jr.; Senator, Delaware; b. Nov. 20, 1942)
            • found: U.S. Cong. Senate. Task Force on Economic Sanctions. Proceedings of the Senate Task Force on Economic Sanctions, 1998:t.p. (Joe Biden) p. 187 (Joseph R. Biden)
            • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, May 7, 2013(Biden, Joseph Robinette, Jr., a Senator from Delaware and a Vice President of the United States; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., November 20, 1942; educated at St. Helena's School, Wilmington, Del., and Archmere Academy, Claymont, Del.; graduated, University of Delaware, Newark, 1965, and Syracuse (N.Y.) University College of Law 1968; admitted to the Delaware bar in 1969 and commenced practice in Wilmington; served on the New Castle County Council 1970-1972; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1972 and reelected in 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002, and again in 2008 and served from January 3, 1973, until January 15, 2009, when he resigned to become Vice President; chair, Committee on the Judiciary (One Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses), Committee on Foreign Relations (One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 3-20, 2001; June 6, 2001-January 3, 2003], One Hundred Tenth Congress); was an unsuccessful candidate for Democratic nomination for president in 2008, but was elected Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket headed by Barack Obama, and was inaugurated on January 20, 2009)
            • found: Wikipedia, February 19, 2020(Joe Biden; Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942); American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Biden also represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden is a candidate for president in the 2020 election. He unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and in 2008; born Scranton, Pennsylvania)
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            • 1980-03-06: new
            • 2023-09-19: revised
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