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Carper, Thomas R., 1947-

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Personal name headingCarper, Thomas R., 1947-
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See alsoDelaware. Governor (1993-2001 : Carper)
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LocatedDover, Del. Washington, D.C.
Birth date19470123
Place of birthBeckley, W. Va.
Field of activitygovernment
AffiliationOhio State University
University of Delaware
United States. Navy
United States. Naval Reserve
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationGovernors
Found inU.S. Cong. Senate. Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Nominations of Thomas R. Carper and Celeste Pinto McLain to be members of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), 1995: t.p. (Thomas R. Carper) p. 9 (b. Jan. 23, 1947)
WW in America, 1994: v. 1, p. 555 (Carper, Thomas Richard; gov. of Delaware, 1993- )
News Journal (Wilmington, Del.), Jan. 4, 2001: p. B1 (Gov. Carper sworn in as member of U.S. Senate on Wed., Jan. 3, 2001; his resignation as Del. gov. effective Wed., Jan. 3, 2001 at noon)
Biog. dir. of the United States Congress, accessed Apr. 17, 2012 (Carper, Thomas Richard, Senator and Representative from Delaware; b. Beckley, Raleigh County, W.Va., Jan. 23, 1947; attended public schools; graduated, Whetstone High School, Columbus, Ohio 1964; B.A., Ohio State University, Columbus 1968; University of Delaware, Newark, M.B.A. 1975; served in the U.S. Navy 1968-1973; Naval Reserve, commander, 1973-1991; Delaware State treasurer 1976-1983; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (Jan. 3, 1983-Jan. 3, 1993); governor of Delaware 1993-2001; chairman of the National Governors Asso. 1998-1999; elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000 for term commencing Jan. 3, 2001; reelected in 2006 for the term ending Jan. 3, 2013)
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