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Dianne Feinstein Biography

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OccupationUnited States Senator
Networth$1 billion
EthnicityAshkenazi Jewish
NationalityAmerican
SpouseJack Berman, Bertram Feinstein, Richard C. Blum
EducationBachelor of Arts in History
Place of birthSan Francisco, California, U.S

Synopsis

Dianne Feinstein was born on June 22, 1933, is the senior United States Senator from California from Democratic Party. Feinstein was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors In 1969 and served on the Board for nine years.

Dianne Feinstein Early Life and Education

Dianne Feinstein on June 22, 1933, in San Francisco, to Betty a former model, and Leon Goldman. Feinstein's paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Poland.

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She has graduated from Convent of the Sacred Heart High School, San Francisco in 1951 and her Bachelor of Arts in History from Stanford University in 1955.

Dianne Feinstein Career

Early political career Feinstein was appointed by Pat Brown to serve as a member of the California Women's Parole Board. Feinstein was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors In 1969 and served on the Board for nine years. Again in in 1978 She was elected president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. during the 1980s she is elected as mayor of San Francisco and City and State magazine named Feinstein the nation's "Most Effective Mayor in 1987. In 1990, Feinstein made an unsuccessful bid for Governor of California.  

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U.S. Senate career Feinstein won a special election to fill the Senate seat vacated a year earlier On November 3, 1992. The election was held at the same time as the general election for U.S. President and other offices. Feinstein was re-elected in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2012. Feinstein made the record for the most popular votes in any U.S. Senate election in history by receiving 7.75 million votes.

Dianne Feinstein Personal Life

She got married to her husband Jack Berman In 1956. Jack Berman is a colleague in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. Together they have a daughter, Katherine Feinstein Mariano was a judge of the San Francisco Superior Court through 2012. The couple gets separated in 2002.

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In 1962, after beginning her career in politics, Feinstein married her second husband neurosurgeon Bertram Feinstein and he died of colon cancer in 1978. After his death In 1980, Feinstein married Richard C. Blum, an investment banker. She has inserted an artificial cardiac pacemaker at George Washington University Hospital.

Dianne Feinstein Awards

Feinstein was honored with the Woodrow Wilson Award on November 3, 2001, in Los Angeles. In 2002 Feinstein won the American Medical Association's Nathan Davis Award for "the Betterment of the Public Health and named as one of The Forward 50 in 2015.

Updated On Mon Jan 23 2017 Published On Mon Jan 23 2017 By rajan

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