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Jay Rockefeller IV's Biography
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John 'Jay' D. Rockefeller IV
Wife: Sharon; 4 Children: John, Valerie, Charles, Justin
New York, NY
BA, Far Eastern Languages and History, Harvard University, 1961
Senator, United States Senate, 1984-2014
Governor, State of West Virginia, 1976-1984
Secretary of State, State of West Virginia, 1969-1973
Democratic Nominee for Governor, State of West Virginia, 1972
Delegate, West Virginia House of Delegates, 1967-1969
Chair, Bipartisan Commission on Comprehensive Health Care
Member, Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare
Majority Trust Co-Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Chair, National Commission on Children
Member, Senate Anti-Meth Caucus
Member, Senate Auto Caucus
Member, Senate Rural Health Caucus
Member, Senate Science and Technology Caucus
Co-Chair, Senate Steel Caucus
Chair, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, 2001-2003
President, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1973-1976
Volunteer, Volunteers in Service to America, Emmons, West Virginia, 1964-1965
Volunteer, Peace Corps, 1961-1964
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
No organizational membership information on file.
Names of Grandchildren:
Laura Chandler Rockefeller and Sophia Percy Rockefeller
Number of Grandchildren:
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