Richard Blumenthal

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Richard Blumenthal
Richard Blumenthal Official Portrait.jpg
United States Senator
from Connecticut
Assumed office
January 5, 2011
Serving with Chris Murphy
Preceded by Chris Dodd
23rd Attorney General of Connecticut
In office
January 9, 1991 – January 5, 2011
Governor Lowell Weicker
John Rowland
Jodi Rell
Preceded by Clarine Riddle
Succeeded by George Jepsen
Member of the Connecticut Senate
from the 27th district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1991
Preceded by Anthony Truglia
Succeeded by George Jepsen
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 145th district
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1987
Preceded by Anthony Truglia
Succeeded by Nicholas Pavia
Personal details
Born (1946-02-13) February 13, 1946 (age 72)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Cynthia Allison Malkin (1982–present)
Children 4
Residence Greenwich, Connecticut[1]
Alma mater Harvard University (A.B.)
Trinity College, Cambridge
Yale Law School (J.D.)
Religion Judaism
Website Senate website
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1970–1976
Rank USMC-E5.svg Sergeant
Unit Marine Forces Reserve insignia (transparent background).png U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

Richard Blumenthal (born February 13, 1946) is the senior United States Senator from Connecticut. He has been in office since 2011. He served as Attorney General of Connecticut from 1991 to 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography". Richard Blumenthal, United States Senator for Connecticut. Retrieved 6 April 2016. Lives in: Greenwich, Connecticut 

Other websites[change | change source]

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