Sheldon Whitehouse facts
|United States Senator
from Rhode Island
January 3, 2007
Serving with Jack Reed
|Preceded by||Lincoln Chafee|
|71st Attorney General of Rhode Island|
|Preceded by||Jeffery Pine|
|Succeeded by||Patrick Lynch|
|U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island|
|Preceded by||Lincoln Almond|
|Succeeded by||Margaret Curran|
|Born||October 20, 1955
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Sandra Thornton (m. 1986–present)|
|Alma mater||Yale University
University of Virginia
Sheldon Whitehouse (born October 20, 1955) is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 2007. He is a member of the Democratic Party and previously served as a United States Attorney from 1993 to 1998 and as the Attorney General of Rhode Island from 1999 to 2003.
Whitehouse was born on October 20, 1955 in New York City, New York. He studied at Yale University and at the University of Virginia. Whitehouse has been married to Sandra Thornton since 1986. They have two children.
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