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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 8th district
January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Jim Moran|
|United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein|
September 8, 2009 – May 29, 2013
|Preceded by||Peter Coneway|
|Succeeded by||Suzan G. LeVine|
|36th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia|
January 13, 1990 – January 17, 1998
|Preceded by||Douglas Wilder|
|Succeeded by||John Hager|
Donald Sternoff Beyer Jr.
June 20, 1950
Trieste, Trieste (now Italy)
|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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