Patrick Joseph Leahy ( / ˈleɪhi /; born March 31, 1940) is an American politician and attorney who is the senior United States senator from Vermont and serves as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate. A member of the Democratic Party, Leahy was first elected in 1974 and is in his eighth term.
Jul 20, 2022 · Sen. Patrick Leahy announced his plans to retire last November. The Washington Post via Getty Im At the time of the fall, Leahy’s office blamed a “lifelong struggle with reduced depth perception”...
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Leahy discharged from rehab center following hip surgeries
Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy on Friday was discharged from a rehabilitation center following his second surgery to help repair a broken hip, his office said. Leahy, 82, fell and broke his hip last month in his Virginia home.
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Date of Birth: March 31, 1940 Parents: Alba and Howard Francis Leahy Wife: Marcelle Pomerleau Leahy (married 1962) Children: Three (Kevin, Alicia, Mark) Grandchildren: Two grandsons and three granddaughters Residence: Middlesex, Vt. Favorite Super Hero:Batman
State's Attorney, Chittenden County, Vt., 1966-1974 U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1974 - present Leahy is ranked 1st in seniority in the Senate.
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Born on March 31, 1940, in Montpelier, Vermont, Patrick Leahy was elected to the United States Senate in 1974 and remains the only Democrat elected to this office from Vermont. As of 2021 he is president pro tempore of the Senate, being its most senior member, and as such is third in the line of succession to the US presidency. He chairs the ...
- Montpelier, Vermont, USA
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