2020 Presidential Candidate
Full Name: Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr.
Nicknames: "Amtrak Joe"
Born: November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Father: Joseph Robinette Biden, Sr. (1915–2002)
Mother: Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Finnegan (1917–2010)
Married: Neilia Hunter (1942-1972), on Aug. 27, 1966; Jill Tracy Jacobs (1951- ) on Jun, 17, 1977
Children: Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden, III (1969-2015); Robert Hunter Biden (1970- ); Naomi Biden (1971-1972); Ashley Biden (1981- )
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: Graduated from University of Delaware (1965) and Syracuse University Law School (1968)
Political Party: Democrat
Other Government Positions:
- United States Senator, 1973-2009
- Vice President, 2009-2017 (under Obama)
- If elected president, Biden would be the first president to win election with a female vice president.
- If elected president, Biden would have more Senate experience than any other president - 36 years.
- If elected president, Biden would be the oldest sitting president. He will be 78 years, two months old on inauguration day.
- If elected president, Biden would be the first president elected without an Ivy League degree since Ronald Reagan in 1980.