Joe Biden

Joe Biden; Biography, Family, Presidency, Age

Joe Biden; Biography

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (Joe Biden) was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was the first born to Catherine Eugenia Finnegan Biden and Joseph Robinette Biden. From Scranton, Biden started a life journey that would go through Wilmington to the White House. Biden represented Delaware for 36 years in the US Senate before becoming the 47th Vice President of the United States. Biden became president of the USA on the 20th January 2021 under the Democratic party.

Joe Biden; Family

Weeks after Biden Washington everyday, first by car, and then by train, in order to be with his family. This continued throughout his tenure in the senate.

In 1977 he married Jill Jacobs. Ashley Blazer Biden, their daughter, was born in 1980. His sons Hunter and Beau were critically injured in a car accident. At his son`s bedside, Biden was sworn into office. He began commuting daily from Wilmington to his daughter, who was born in 1980. Beau passed away in 2015 after battling brain cancer. Beau`s battle with cancer inspired Joe Biden`s life mission of ending cancer.

Joe Biden; The Senator

Biden is widely recognized for his work in writing and spearheading the Violence Against Women Act which strengthened penalties for violence against women. As Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he was forefront on issues and legislation to do with terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, post Cold war Europe, Middle East and ending apartheid.

Joe Biden; The 47th Vice President

From January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017, Biden was the vice president under President Barack Obama. Biden helped President Obama pass and oversaw the implementation of the Recovery Act. The plan prevented another Great Depression created millions of jobs and was the most efficient government program in the history of America.

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Biden became a point person for US diplomacy throughout the Western Hemisphere. He led the effort of pulling 150000 troops from Iraq. President Obama awarded Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction -America`s most coveted civilian honor.

Joe Biden; Presidency

On April 25, 2019, Biden publicized his candidacy for the United States presidency. On August 11th, 2020 he announced Kamala Harris as his running mate. On November 2020 he won the elections with 306 electoral votes. On January 20, 2021, Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to Biden.

Joe Biden; Age

As at 2024, Biden is 81 years old. He is vying for the presidency again which could make him the oldest president America has ever had. He was born on 20th November 1942.

Joe Biden’s net Worth

Biden is worth an estimated $10 million. He is getting richer by sitting on real estate-something common with 80 year old Americans.

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