BirthdayMay 27, 1944
BirthplaceWillimantic, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Chris Dodd

    Full name: Chris Dodd
    Also known as: Christopher Dodd, Dodd, Christopher
    Education: University of Louisville
    Professions: American lawyer and U.S. Senator from Connecticut
    Nationality: American
    Work: Democratic Party nominee for United States Senator from Connecticut
    Occupation: Attorney

  2. Chris Dodd Known for

    Honk for Peace (2007), Follow the Leader (2012), Mile High: How to Win... and Lose... the White House (2009), Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education (2008)

  3. Chris Dodd Biography

    Template:Pp-moveChristopher John "Chris" Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut for a thirty-year period ending with the 111th United States Congress.Dodd is a Connecticut native and a graduate of Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Maryland, and Providence College. His father, Thomas J. Dodd, was one of Connecticut's United States Senators from 1959 to 1971. Chris Dodd served in the Peace Corps for two years prior to entering law school at the University of Louisville, and during law school concurrently served in the United States Army Reserve.Dodd returned to Connecticut, winning election in 1974 to the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 2nd congressional district and was reelected in 1976 and 1978. He was elected United States Senator in the elections of 1980, and was the longest-serving senator in Connecticut's history.Dodd served as general chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1995 to 1997. He served as Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee until his retirement. In 2006, Dodd decided to run for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, but eventually withdrew after running behind several other competitors. In January 2010, Dodd announced that he would not run for re-election in the 2010 midterm elections. Dodd was succeeded by fellow Democrat Richard Blumenthal. On March 1, 2011, the Motion Picture Association of America announced that Dodd will head that organization.

  4. Chris Dodd Family

    Spouse: Jackie Marie Clegg
    Childrens: Christina Dodd, Grace Dodd

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