Brian Schatz biography

Brian Schatz

U.S. Congressperson

1972 –

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Who is Brian Schatz?

Brian Emanuel Schatz is an American politician who is the appointed senior United States Senator for Hawaii, in office since 2012.

Schatz served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1998 to 2006, where he represented the 25th Legislative District, and was chairman of the Democratic Party of Hawaii from 2008 to 2010. He also worked as chief executive officer of Helping Hands Hawaii, an Oahu nonprofit social service agency, until he resigned to run for Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii in the 2010 Hawaii gubernatorial election as the running mate of Neil Abercrombie. He served as lieutenant governor until December 26, 2012, when Abercrombie appointed Schatz to serve out Daniel Inouye's U.S. Senate term until the 2014 special election. Upon his swearing-in, Schatz was the youngest U.S. Senator in the 112th Congress; in the 113th Congress, he is the second-youngest, after Chris Murphy of Connecticut. Schatz is a candidate in the Senate special election, scheduled for November 2014.

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Born
Oct 20, 1972
Ann Arbor
Also known as
  • Brian Emanuel Schatz
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pomona College
  • Punahou School
Lived in
  • Makiki

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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