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Bart Stupak

Bart StupakAKA Bartholomew Thomas Stupak

Born: 29-Feb-1952
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Michigan, 1993-2011

Michigan state trooper and state legislator elected to nine terms in US Congress beginning in 1991, succeeding Bob Davis. Conservative "Blue Dog" Democrat; anti-abortion rights, pro-gay rights, pro-gun rights, pro-net neutrality. Supported 1997 Kyoto Protocol to address climate change, 2001 USA PATRIOT Act, 2006 Secure Fence Act, 2008 GM/Chrysler bailout, 2009 economic stimulus, 2010 health care reform; opposed 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 1998-99 Clinton impeachment, 2002 Iraq War resolution, 2004 restriction to bankruptcy rules, 2005 Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), 2008 Wall Street bailout. Not a candidate for re-election in 2010, and succeeded in Congress by Dan Benishek.

Father: Frank J. Stupak, Sr.
Brother: Frank Stupak (attorney)
Wife: Laurie Ann Olsen (b. 1-Feb-1955)
Son: Ken Stupak (attorney)
Son: Bart Jr. ("BJ", d. 14-May-2000 suicide)

    High School: Gladstone High School, Gladstone, MI (1970)
    University: AA Criminal Justice, Northwestern Michigan Community College (1972)
    University: BS Criminal Justice, Saginaw Valley State College (1977)
    Law School: JD, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI (1981)
    Trustee: Institute of Politics, Harvard University (2011)
    Administrator: Leadership Advisory Committee, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Michigan State University (2011)
    Administrator: Thomas M. Cooley Law School (2012)

    Venable LLP Partner, Legislative and Government Affairs Group (Apr-2011 to present)
    US Congressman, Michigan 1st (1993-2011)
    Michigan State House of Representatives (1989-90)
    Michigan State Trooper (1973-84)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Boy Scouts of America National Committeeman
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Knights of Columbus
    National Rifle Association
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    John Edwards for President
    Sons of the American Legion
    State Bar of Michigan 1981
    State Employees Retirement Association
    Wildlife Unlimited
    C Street Group
    Eagle Scout
    Polish Ancestry

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