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Christopher Shays' Biography
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Christopher H. Shays
Wife: Betsi; 1 Child: Jeramy Alice
MPA, New York University, 1978
MBA, Urban Affairs/Economics, New York University, 1974
BA, American History/Political Science, Principia College, 1968
Candidate, United States Senate, 2012
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 4, 2008
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1987-2008
Representative, Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1975-1987
Republican Candidate, Mayor of Stamford, 1983
Co-Chair, Congressional Arts Caucus
Co-Chair, Congressional Friends of Animals Caucus
Co-Founded, Congressional National Service Caucus
Chair, Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security and Veterans Affairs
Co-Chair, Non-Proliferation Task Force
Member, Saving America's Cities Working Group
Co-Chair, United Nations Working Group
Chair, United States Ambassador, Global Legislators Organized for a Balanced Environment
Co-Chair, Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, 2009
Real Estate Broker, 1985-1987
Mayor's Aide, Trumbull, Connecticut, 1971-1972
Volunteer, Peace Corps, 1968-1970
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Board Member, North Highland
Commissioner, The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
Evironmental Champion, League of Conservation Voters
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