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Michael S. Lee

AKA Michael Shumway Lee

Born: 4-Jun-1971
Birthplace: Mesa, AZ

Gender: Male
Religion: Mormon
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Utah

Attorney elected to US Congress in 2010, succeeding Robert Bennett. Conservative "Tea Party" Republican; anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights. Campaigned calling for smaller government, repeal of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution, repeal of 2010 health care reform, and abolition of the Department of Education, Federal Reserve, and Internal Revenue Service. Has stated that he believes federal laws forbidding child labor are unconstitutional.

His father, Rex Lee, was US Solicitor General during the Reagan administration, and his brother, Thomas Lee, sits on the Supreme Court of Utah.

Father: Rex Lee (US Solicitor General, b. 27-Feb-1935, d. 11-Mar-1996)
Mother: Janet Griffin
Wife: Sharon Burr (m. 1993, twin sons, one daughter)
Son: James (twin)
Son: John (twin)
Daughter: Eliza

    High School: Timpview High School, Provo, UT (1989)
    University: BS Political Science, Brigham Young University (1994)
    Law School: JD, Brigham Young University (1997)

    US Senator, Utah (2011-)
    Howrey LLP Partner (2007-11)
    Law Clerk to Justice Samuel Alito, US Supreme Court (2006-07)
    Utah State Official General Counsel to Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr. (2005-06)
    Assistant US Attorney District of Utah (2002-05)
    Sidley Austin Associate (1999-2002)
    Law Clerk to Samuel Alito, 3rd US Court of Appeals (1998-99)
    Law Clerk to Dee V. Benson, US District Court, District of Utah (1997-98)
    District of Columbia Bar 1999
    Federalist Society
    Utah State Bar 1998

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