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Encyclopedia > Beau Biden
Joseph R. "Beautiful" Biden III


Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 2, 2007
Preceded by Carl C. Danberg

Born February 3, 1969 (1969-02-03) (age 39)
Wilmington, Delaware
Political party Democratic
Residence Wilmington, Delaware
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Syracuse University
Profession Lawyer
Religion Sort of Catholic

Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III (born February 3, 1969) is an American politician and lawyer from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He is a member of the Democratic Party and is the incumbent Attorney General of Delaware. He is the son of U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... The Attorney General of Delaware is an elected four-year executive branch office, the holder of which is the head of the Department of Justice for the state. ... Open seat redirects here. ... is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Carl C. Danberg (born August 29, 1964) is an American lawyer from Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. ... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Delaware. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Delaware. ... For other uses, see Alma mater (disambiguation). ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ... Crouse College, a 19th-century Romanesque building which houses the universitys visual arts and music programs Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York, United States the geographic center of the state, about 250 miles northwest of New York City. ... For the fish called lawyer, see Burbot. ... is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... For the fish called lawyer, see Burbot. ... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ... New Castle County is the northern-most county of the three counties in the state of Delaware. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Delaware. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... The Attorney General of Delaware is an elected four-year executive branch office, the holder of which is the head of the Department of Justice for the state. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Joseph Robinette Joe Biden, Jr. ...

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Early life and family

Biden was born February 3, 1969 in Wilmington, Delaware, the oldest son of U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and his first wife, Neilia Hunter. His mother and baby sister were killed in an automobile accident in 1972, in which he was also badly injured. He is a graduate of Archmere Academy, the University of Pennsylvania and Syracuse University College of Law. From 1995 to 2004, he worked at the United States Department of Justice in Philadelphia. At first he served as a Counsel in the Office of Policy Development and later as a Federal Prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office. In 2004, he became a partner in the Wilmington law firm Bifferato, Gentilotti, Biden & Balick. is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Biden redirects here. ... Archmere Academy is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school of 508 students in Claymont, Delaware. ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ... Syracuse University College of Law (SUCOL), founded in 1895, is a professional school of Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. ... Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building, Washington, D.C. For animal rights group, see Justice Department (JD) The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is a Cabinet department in the United States government designed to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the...


2006 Delaware Attorney General election

In his first attempt at political office, Biden ran for Attorney General of Delaware in 2006. Biden's opponent was the veteran state Prosecutor and assistant U.S. Attorney, Ferris Wharton. Major issues in the campaign included each other's experience and proposed efforts to address sex offenders, Internet predators, senior abuse, and domestic abuse. After the election he appointed former Delaware Attorney General and International Judge Richard Geblein as Chief Deputy Attorney General, and former assistant U.S. Attorney Richard G. Andrews was appointed as State Prosecutor. The Attorney General of Delaware is an elected four-year executive branch office, the holder of which is the head of the Department of Justice for the state. ... The prosecutor is the chief legal representative of the prosecution in countries adopting the common law adversarial system or the civil law inquisitorial system. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... The Attorney General of Delaware is an elected four-year executive branch office, the holder of which is the head of the Department of Justice for the state. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ...


Military service

Biden is a member of the Delaware Army National Guard, and serves as a Captain in the Judge Advocate General's office. In August of 2007, he received notice that his unit would be deployed to Iraq some time in 2008. His father, U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., is on the record as saying, "I don't want him going. But I tell you what, I don't want my grandson or my granddaughters going back in 15 years, and so how we leave makes a big difference." [1] Seal of the Army National Guard The Delaware National Guard comprises both Army and Air National Guard components. ... For other uses, see Captain (disambiguation). ... The Judge Advocate Generals Corps of the United States Army is composed of Army officers who are also lawyers and who provide legal services to the Army at all levels of command. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Biden redirects here. ...


Almanac

Public Offices
Office Type Location Elected Took Office Term Ends notes
Attorney General Executive Dover 2006 January 2, 2007 January 3, 2011
Election results
Year Office Election Subject Party Votes % Opponent Party Votes %
2006 Attorney General General Joseph R. Biden, III Democratic 133,152 53% Ferris Wharton Republican 120,062 47%

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Notes

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