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Terry McAuliffe

Businessperson from United States of America

Terry McAuliffe Terence Richard "Terry" McAuliffe (pronounced /mɨˈkɔːlɨf/; born February 9, 1957) is a businessman and a longtime leader and political advisor for the United States Democratic Party. He served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2001 to 2005. He served as Co-Chairman of President Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign and also served as chairman of the 2008 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. He unsuccessfully ran for the 2009 Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nomination. McAuliffe grew up in Syracuse, New York and graduated from Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School in 1975. His father was treasurer of the local Democratic organization. He started his first business, McAuliffe Driveway Maintenance, at the age of 14. In 1979, he received a bachelors degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. After graduation, McAuliffe took a job in the 1980 presidential reelection campaign of Jimmy Carter, and at the age of 22 became the national finance director. It was during this campaign that McAuliffe wrestled an eight-foot, 260-pound alligator for a $15,000 contribution. After the campaign, McAuliffe enrolled in law school at Georgetown  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1957-02-09
Place of birth
Syracuse
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Dorothy McAuliffe
Profession
Politician, Lawyer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Political career

Party From To
Democratic Party

Education

Institution From To
The Catholic University of America
Georgetown University
Georgetown University Law Center

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