|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 Sep 04 22:00:11 +0000 2015 - Playing blame game does not produce results. Solution to the refugee crisis requires collective action & cooperation. http://t.co/IQAqZqmVqB|
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Fri Sep 04 16:01:37 +0000 2015 - As Russia grapples with energy independence and economic woes, the success of its future relies on peace, diplomacy http://t.co/q2wc1LXDiP
Fri Sep 04 14:02:17 +0000 2015 - Years ago govmt officials stopped black students from entering white schools. Now they stop gay people from marriage.#GetGrounded#chafee2016
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Thu Sep 03 16:01:12 +0000 2015 - If we truly want to prevent radicalization to violence, we need to stop yelling every time. No more #neoconkoolaid http://t.co/q1N6r5a03F
Thu Sep 03 12:40:37 +0000 2015 - UN says Mid East wars costing a generation of children their schooling. Chaos, heartbreak & Cheney won't apologize. http://t.co/P2qag25yyg
Wed Sep 02 22:00:16 +0000 2015 - Turkey: jailing any journalists, not just Americans, erodes democratic legitimacy & incites voiceless to violence. http://t.co/hIektQkx1L
Wed Sep 02 19:01:01 +0000 2015 - Fruits of engagement will soon bloom w/#Cuba, & their youth will be better equipped to contribute to world economy http://t.co/6ZS9UEPwyx
Wed Sep 02 17:43:42 +0000 2015 - RT @WMUR9: .@LincolnChafee joins @JoshMcElveen for Conversation with the Candidate to air Sept. 11 #nhpolitics #fitn #wmur2016 http://t.co/…