|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.
|Mon Oct 05 19:00:24 +0000 2015 - At least @GOP didn't shut down the govt again, but kicking the can down the road isn't good governance http://t.co/3xngrU7IKn #GetGrounded|
Mon Oct 05 16:00:43 +0000 2015 - More than half of Americans know that US foreign policy bears some responsibility for the #refugeecrisis. Let's act http://t.co/UroBKtOu4R
Mon Oct 05 13:03:10 +0000 2015 - Unethical price spikes by some drug companies hurt people. Time for price controls?#GetGrounded #Chafee2016 http://t.co/UFTGahfhMq
Sun Oct 04 21:00:32 +0000 2015 - It's a crisp fall day in Strafford County, NH! Hope to see you at the @SCDCNHDems Fall Dinner in Rochester! #nhpolitics #Chafee2016
Sun Oct 04 16:00:23 +0000 2015 - Our duty to protect refugees doesn't stop at the camp's welcome mat. Sexual abuse, exploitation are constant dangers http://t.co/DzU5en4tgW
Sun Oct 04 14:20:32 +0000 2015 - US bombs Afghan hospital. Too many similar stories. We need fresh ideas, new approach. #GetGrounded #Chafee2016 http://t.co/fnjGPpiAIA
Sun Oct 04 13:00:09 +0000 2015 - Winter is Coming, and #refugees are racing against a perilous clock. Humanity must act, no time for #GameOfThrones http://t.co/j2zCUI6btf
Sat Oct 03 16:00:51 +0000 2015 - With China we have agreements and we have differences. Focusing on the former helps resolve the latter. http://t.co/lNFFKD9WEa #chafee2016
Sat Oct 03 14:10:08 +0000 2015 - ACA, #Obamacare is threatened now by some Democrats call for repeal of "cadillac tax". Not good. #chafee2016 http://t.co/sX1IKCneRC r=0
Sat Oct 03 13:00:33 +0000 2015 - Peace draws closer in Colombia, but intl. attention is required to keep the pressure on the players http://t.co/aein8oNl31 #GetGrounded