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Rush Holt

Rush HoltAKA Rush Dew Holt, Jr.

Born: 15-Oct-1948
Birthplace: Weston, WV

Gender: Male
Religion: Quaker
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman, New Jersey 12th

Plasma physicist, five-time Jeopardy! winner.

Father: Rush Dew Holt (US Senator)
Mother: Helen Holt (West Virginia Secretary of State)
Wife: Margaret Lancefield (clinic physician)
Son: Michael
Daughter: Dejan
Daughter: Rachel

    University: BA Physics, Carleton College, Northfield, MN (1970)
    University: MS, New York University (1974)
    University: PhD, New York University (1981)
    Teacher: New York University (1974-80)
    Professor: Swarthmore College (1980-87)
    Administrator: Assistant Director, Plasma Physics Lab, Princeton University (1989-97)

    US Congressman, New Jersey 12th (1999-)
    US State Department Office of Strategic Forces (1987-89)
    American Association for the Advancement of Science
    American Physical Society
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Planned Parenthood
    Science Debate 2008 Co-Chair, Steering Committee
    New Democrat Movement House New Democrat Coalition
    Congressional Pages 1963 and 1964
    Champion of Freedom

    Jeopardy! Contestant, five-time winner

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