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Don Beyer
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 8th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded by Jim Moran
United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein
In office
September 8, 2009 – May 29, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Peter Coneway
Succeeded by Suzan G. LeVine
36th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
In office
January 13, 1990 – January 17, 1998
Governor Douglas Wilder
George Allen
Preceded by Douglas Wilder
Succeeded by John Hager
Personal details
Born
Donald Sternoff Beyer Jr.

June 20, 1950 (1950-06-20) (age 71)
Trieste, Trieste (now Italy)
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Megan Carroll
Children 4
Education Williams College (BA)

Donald Sternoff Beyer Jr. ( born June 20, 1950), is an American businessman, diplomat and politician. He is the United States Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district since 2015.

His party's nominee for governor in 1997, he lost to Republican Jim Gilmore, who was then the Attorney General of Virginia. From 2009 to 2013, he was United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

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