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John Kerry

John KerryAKA John Forbes Kerry

Born: 11-Dec-1943
Birthplace: Denver, CO

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of State, 2013-17

Military service: US Navy (1966-69)

Decorated war veteran and U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, and after a surprising win in the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic nominee in the 2004 Presidential race.

Lost a 1972 election for the 5th District of Massachusetts seat in the House of Representatives to Republican Paul Cronin. Lost a 2004 election for President of the United States to Republican incumbent George W. Bush.

Father: Richard Kerry
Mother: Rosemary Forbes Kerry
Sister: Peggy (works at United Nations, b. 11-Nov-1941)
Brother: Cameron Kerry
Sister: Diana (b. 16-Apr-1947)
Wife: Julie Stimson Thorne (m. 23-May-1970, sep. 1982, div. 1988, annulled 1997, d. 2006)
Daughter: Alexandra (b. 1973)
Daughter: Vanessa (b. 1976)
Wife: Teresa Heinz (heiress to part of Heinz fortune, m. 26-May-1995)
Son: John (stepson)
Son: Andre (stepson)
Son: Christopher (stepson)
Girlfriend: Emma Gilbey (dated 1980s, ex-, dated David Gilmour, now m. to Bill Keller)
Girlfriend: Lee Whitnum (dated 1990s for 20 months, according to her)
Girlfriend: Catherine Oxenberg (dated 1989)
Girlfriend: Morgan Fairchild

    High School: St. Paul's School, Concord, NH (1962)
    University: BA, Yale University (1966)
    Law School: Boston College (1976)

    US Secretary of State (2013-17)
    US Senator, Massachusetts (1985-2013)
    Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1983-85)
    America Abroad Media Advisory Board
    American Security Project Board of Directors
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    John Kerry for President
    Progressive Policy Institute
    Vietnam Veterans Against the War
    Young Democrats
    Skull and Bones Society
    Bronze Star
    National Defense Service Medal
    Purple Heart 3 times
    Presidential Unit Citation
    Silver Star
    Shrapnel Injury (Dec-1968)
    Shrapnel Injury (13-Mar-1969)
    Trespassing Lexington, MA (30-May-1971)
    Prostate Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital (Feb-2003)
    Secret Service Codename Minuteman
    Roast: Don Imus (1999)
    Funeral: Katharine Graham (2001)
    Funeral: Ronald Reagan (2004)
    Funeral: Hunter S. Thompson (2005)
    Funeral: Ted Kennedy (2009)
    Audience with the Pope 2002, Jun-2004
    Hip Replacement Surgery right (Aug-2008)
    Hip Replacement Surgery left (Aug-2009)
    New Democrat Movement Senate New Democrat Coalition
    Forbes Family by birth (mother)
    Winthrop Family by marriage (maternal grandmother)
    Jewish Ancestry paternal grandfather Frederick A. Kerry (born Fritz Kohn)
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

    Before the Flood (9-Sep-2016) · Himself
    Tanner on Tanner (5-Oct-2004) · Himself
    Last Party 2000 (2-Nov-2001) · Himself
    The Last Party (27-Aug-1993) · Himself
    Winter Soldier (27-Jan-1972) · Himself

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John Kerry

Appears on the cover of:
The Economist, 31-Jan-2004, DETAILS: The Man to beat Bush?
Time, 9-Feb-2004, DETAILS: What Kind of President would John Kerry be? (black and white photo by David Burnett)
US News and World Report, 16-Feb-2004, DETAILS: His to Lose -- Can Kerry go the distance? (photo by Charlie Archambault)

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