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Michael Bennet

AKA Michael Farrand Bennet

Born: 28-Nov-1964
Birthplace: New Delhi, India

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Colorado

Lawyer and former public school administrator appointed to the US Senate by Gov Bill Ritter (D-Colorado) in 2009, to fill the remaining term of Senator Ken Salazar when Salazar was appointed Secretary of the Interior by President Barack Obama. Won election to remain in the Senate in 2010.

Father: Douglas J. Bennet (university president, b. 23-Jun-1938)
Mother: Susanne Klejman (librarian)
Brother: James Bennet (journalist, b. 28-Mar-1966)
Wife: Susan Diane Daggett (attorney, m. 26-Oct-1997, three daughters)

    University: BA History, Wesleyan University (1987)
    Law School: JD, Yale Law School (1993)

    US Senator, Colorado (appointed, 21-Jan-2009 to present)
    Colorado State Official Superintendent, Denver Public Schools (2005-09)
    Colorado State Official Chief of Staff to Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper (2003-05)
    Anschutz Investment Co. Managing Director (1997-2003)
    US Justice Department Special Assistant US Attorney, Colorado (1997)
    US Justice Department Counsel to US Deputy Attorney General (1995-97)
    Yale Law Journal Editor-in-Chief
    Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
    Bill Bradley for President
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Kerry Victory 2004
    Obama for America

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