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Albert Ben Chandler III
Wife: Jennifer; Children: Lucie, Albert IV, Branham
JD, University of Kentucky College of Law, 1986
BA, History, University of Kentucky, 1983
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 6, 2012
Attorney General, State of Kentucky, 1996-2004
Won Special Election, United States House of Representatives, February 2004
Candidate, Governor, State of Kentucky, 2003
Auditor, State of Kentucky, 1992-1996
Member, Addiction Caucus
Co-Chair, Anti-Terrorism Caucus
Member, Appalachian Caucus
Member, Arts Caucus
Member, Bicameral Caucus on Parkinson's Disease
Member, Bipartisan Congressional Bike Caucus
Member, Blue Dog Coalition
Member, Bosnia Caucus
Member, Career and Technical Education Caucus
Member, Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
Chair, Child Support Enforcement Commission
Member, Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease Caucus
Member, Community College Caucus
Member, Croatia Caucus
Member, Diabetes Caucus
Member, Frozen Food Caucus
Member, Historic Preservation Caucus
Co-Chair, Horse Caucus
Member, Humanities Caucus
Member, India Caucus
Member, International Conservation Caucus
Member, Land Conservation Caucus
Member, Law Enforcement Caucus
Member, Mental Health Caucus
Member, National Landscape Conservation System Caucus
Member, Native American Caucus
Member, Nursing Caucus
Member, Pakistan Caucus
Member, Philanthropy Caucus
Co-Chair, Public Broadcasting Caucus
Member, Real Estate Caucus
Member, Rural Health Care Coalition
Member, Serbia Caucus
Member, Soils Caucus
Member, Spina Bifida Caucus
Member, Sportsmen's Caucus
Member, Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
Member, Trade and Services Caucus
Member, Tunisian Caucus
Member, Turkish Caucus
Member, Victim's Rights Caucus
Member, Vision Caucus
Member, Wildlife Refuge Caucus
Member, Youth Sports Caucus
Member, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly, 2007
Pro Bono Attorney, 1993-1995
Attorney, Reeves and Graddy, 1987-1991
Attorney, Brown, Todd and Heyburn, 1986
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Kentucky Bar Association
Member, Pisgah Presbyterian Church
Member, Visiting Committee, College of Law, University of Kentucky, 2001
Chair, Prosecutors Advisory Council, 1996
Board Member, American Red Cross, 1987-1989
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