|Address||1800 Post Road, Suite 13 |
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886, United States
|| March 26, 1953
Aug 07, 2015 12:37am
Caucasian - Libertarian - Moderate-to-Liberal - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Death Penalty - Anti-Labor - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Environment - Pro Free Trade - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Married - Episcopalian - Straight -
|Info||Senator Lincoln Davenport Chafee was born in Providence on March 26, 1953. He attended Warwick Public Schools and Phillips Andover Academy. He earned a degree in Classics from Brown University in 1975. While there, he was captain of the wrestling team and received the Francis M. Driscoll Award for leadership, scholarship and athletics. |
After Brown, Lincoln Chafee attended the Montana State University horseshoeing school in Bozeman. For the next seven years he worked as a blacksmith at harness racetracks in the United States and Canada. One of the horses he shod, Overburden, set the track record at Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta.
Returning to Rhode Island in 1983, Lincoln Chafee worked in manufacturing management, including a position as a planner at the General Dynamics facility at Quonset Point.
Lincoln Chafee began his political career in 1985, when he was elected a delegate to the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention. One year later, he was elected to the first of two successive terms on the Warwick City Council.
In November 1992, by a margin of 335 votes, Lincoln Chafee became the first Republican elected Mayor of the City of Warwick in 32 years. He was reelected in 1994, 1996, and 1998, where he won with 58 percent of the vote and carried every ward in the city. As mayor, Lincoln Chafee had a strong record of fiscal management, environmental protection, open space acquisition, intergovernmental cooperation, economic development, labor relations, and significant increases in funding for schools.
Lincoln Chafee was appointed by the Governor of Rhode Island to fill the unexpired term of his father, the late Senator John H. Chafee, in November 1999. On November 7, 2000, Senator Chafee was elected to a six-year term in the United States Senate. He is a member of the Committee on Environment and Public Works and serves as Chairman of the Superfund Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Committee on Foreign Relations and serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. In addition, he is a member of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
Lincoln Chafee enjoys skiing and trail riding on his horse Trapper. He and his wife, Stephanie, have three children, Louisa, Caleb, and Thea.
|Fri Oct 09 23:00:08 +0000 2015 - .#TPP isn't about containing China, it's about American leadership,
international order & our allies. @solis_msolis
Fri Oct 09 16:00:13 +0000 2015 - .@netanyahu's ban is good move to prevent escalation. As things
heat up, we need to cool down #hudna
Fri Oct 09 13:01:23 +0000 2015 - Congrats @GovMaryFallin on suspending executions in OK. US should join the many nations to ban capital punishment. http://t.co/m09qY4eLHP
Wed Oct 07 23:00:00 +0000 2015 - Mental health is public health, everywhere. Gaza is no exception.
Look out for the kids. Trauma leads to terror
Wed Oct 07 20:30:26 +0000 2015 - A lot of shouting is going on about the TPP trade deal. Let's
actually read the document and measure its merits before demonizing it.
Wed Oct 07 18:01:07 +0000 2015 - What have we taught Saudis with our drone war? Wedding parties & civilians are NOT targets http://t.co/2YEkV4NNjZ #ProsperitythroughPeace
Wed Oct 07 15:30:36 +0000 2015 - While I sometimes must sacrifice my grammar for the tweet, I'm glad
my supporters don't on Facebook! @singernews
Wed Oct 07 14:34:29 +0000 2015 - Trust, cooperation starts with respect and a handshake. @POTUS @JZarif http://t.co/2uTorvlWKa #GetGrounded #Chafee2016
Tue Oct 06 22:00:27 +0000 2015 - Hope to see you at the meeting of the Cheshire County Dems tonight in Keene, NH. #Chafee2016 #ProsperitythroughPeace #NHpolitics
Tue Oct 06 19:00:51 +0000 2015 - Good piece by @ConStelz @BrookingsFP "Why Europe needs America, a little". We unequivocally need Europe too!