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A brief history of Joe Biden, 46th President of USA

Joe Biden
Joe Biden official portrait 2013.jpg

Official portrait, 2013
President-elect of the United States
Assuming office
January 20, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris (elect)
Succeeding Donald Trump
47th Vice President of the United States
In office
January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Dick Cheney
Succeeded by Mike Pence
United States Senator
from Delaware
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 15, 2009
Preceded by J. Caleb Boggs
Succeeded by Ted Kaufman
Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Richard Lugar
Succeeded by John Kerry
In office
June 6, 2001 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Jesse Helms
Succeeded by Richard Lugar
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 20, 2001
Preceded by Jesse Helms
Succeeded by Jesse Helms
Chair of the International Narcotics Control Caucus
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Chuck Grassley
Succeeded by Dianne Feinstein
Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Strom Thurmond
Succeeded by Orrin Hatch
Member of the New Castle County Council
from the 4th district
In office
November 4, 1970 – November 8, 1972
Preceded by Henry Folsom
Succeeded by Francis Swift
Personal details
Born
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.

November 20, 1942 (age 77)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)

(m. 1966; died 1972)

(m. 1977)

Children
Parents
  • Joseph R. Biden Sr.
  • Catherine Eugenia Finnegan
Relatives Edward Francis Blewitt
(great-grandfather)
Education University of Delaware (BA)
Syracuse University (JD)
Occupation
  • Politician
  • lawyer
  • author
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom with distinction (2017)

source: wikipedia

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