Jay Rockefeller

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Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
New York

About

Democratic politician who became a United States senator from West Virginia in 1985 after serving the state as it's governor for two terms. He has served as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs multiple times.

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard College in 1961 with an A.B. in Far Eastern Languages and History before working for the Peace Corps.

Trivia

Amongst the prominent six-generation Rockefeller family, which had a reputation for being a traditionally Republican dynasty, he became the first to hold office as a Democrat.

Family Life

He has four children with his wife, Sharon Lee Percy, who he married in 1967.

Associated With

The legendary oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller is his great-grandfather.