Jill Tracy Jacobs Biden (formerly Stevenson; born June 3, 1951) is an American educator who is the first lady of the United States.She was previously the second lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017.
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Jill Tracy Jacobs Biden was born on June 3, 1951, in Hammonton, New Jersey, to Bonny Jean Godfrey Jacobs and Donald Carl Jacobs. The oldest of five daughters, she grew up in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia. She graduated from Upper Moreland High School in 1969, then graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in English in 1975. In 1976, Jill Biden began teaching English at St. Mark’s High School in Wilmington. She then became a reading specialist at Claymont High School. At that time, she was also pursuing a Master of Education with a specialty in reading from West Chester University. She completed her first master’s degree in 1981. In 1975, she met then-Senator Joe Biden. They married at the United Nations Chapel in New York City in 1977 and she became the mother of his two sons, Beau and Hunter. Their daughter, Ashley, was born in 1981. Jill Biden taught English at Rockford Center psychiatric hospital while also pursuing a Master of...
As Second Lady, Dr. Biden focused on advocating for community colleges, military families, and the education of women and girls around the world. As the Obama-Biden Administration focused on recovering from the 2008 economic recession, Dr. Biden worked to underscore the critical role of community colleges in the nation’s economy. She hosted the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges with President Obama and led the Community College to Career Bus Tour to highlight industry partnerships between community colleges and employers. She also became the honorary chair of the College Promise National Advisory Board, leading the effort to make community colleges free for hard-working students. The daughter of a Navy Signalman and the mother of Major Beau Biden, a soldier in the Delaware Army National Guard, Dr. Biden has been a longtime advocate for military families. As Second Lady, she launched Joining Forces with First Lady Michelle Obama, an initiative to support service mem...
Following the Obama-Biden Administration, then-former Vice President Biden and Dr. Biden launched the Biden Foundation and the Biden Cancer Initiative. Her New York Times bestselling memoir, Where the Light Enters: Building a Family, Discovering Myself was published in 2019.That was followed by her second children’s book, JOEY: The Story of Joe Biden,which was published in 2020.
As First Lady, Dr. Biden continues her work for education, military families, and fighting cancer. She is a professor of writing at Northern Virginia Community College.
Apr 02, 2014 · Biden was born Jill Tracy Jacobs on June 3, 1951, in Hammonton, New Jersey. She spent the majority of her childhood, however, in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, with her parents and four younger ...
Jun 10, 2021 · First lady Jill Biden practiced a bit of seaside diplomacy Thursday, taking a beach stroll with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s wife and their 1-year-old son. Photos showed Biden, 70, laughing ...
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Jun 02, 2021 · Jill Biden is getting a beach outing for her 70th birthday Women rally behind Jill Biden after WSJ op-ed asks her to drop 'Dr.' REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. -- Jill Biden is getting a day at the beach for ...
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The beautiful lady was born as Jill Tracy Jacobs from her parents on June 3, 1951, in Hammonton city in New Jersey, the U.S. In March 2020, Jill Biden’s age is 68 years old. Her father’s name is “Donald C. Jacobs” and her mother’s name is “Bonny Jean Jacobs”. Jill spent her childhood in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania with her siblings.
Dec 16, 2020 · Consider “Dr.” Jill Biden, who doesn’t even hold a Ph.D. but rather a lesser Ed.D., something of a joke in the academic world. President-elect Joe Biden once explained that his wife sought the degree purely for status reasons: “She said, ‘I was so sick of the mail coming to Sen. and Mrs. Biden.
May 28, 2021 · Jill Biden shares a laugh with officers after being freed from the pavement. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Poo The pumps did not appear to sustain any damage during the first lady’s walk to the plane ...
Apr 05, 2021 · Jill Biden deplanes at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on April 1 after a trip to California. The photos prompted some Twitter users to hurl sexist and ageist jokes at the 69-year-old educator. Numerous tweets called her names like “hag,” “hooker” and “trash.”. Jill Biden would appreciate if people stopped retweeting this picture ...
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