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Politicians who served in the Peace Corps

in alphabetical order

  Robert Darwood Alexander (1944-2017) — also known as Robert D. Alexander; Bob Alexander — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., October 31, 1944. Served in the Peace Corps; school teacher; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 53rd District, 1974 (Human Rights), 1992 (Democratic primary); member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1977-79; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 2004. Unitarian. Member, Phi Kappa Tau; American Civil Liberties Union. Died, from pancreatic cancer, in East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., April 26, 2017 (age 72 years, 177 days). His body was donated to the Michigan State University Medical School.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Gibson Alexander and Dorothy (Darwood) Alexander; married to Julie Horn.
  Maurice Darrow Bean (b. 1928) — of Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Gary, Lake County, Ind., September 9, 1928. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Burma, 1977-79. Member, Omega Psi Phi. Still living as of 1991.
  Relatives: Son of Everett Thomas Bean and Vera Mae (Curry) Bean; married, April 9, 1972, to Dolores J. Winston.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Carol Bellamy (b. 1942) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Plainfield, Union County, N.J., January 14, 1942. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1973-77 (23rd District 1973-74, 25th District 1975-77); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992; candidate in primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1985; candidate for New York state comptroller, 1990; Presidential Elector for New York, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1993.
  See also Wikipedia article
Chris Beutler Chris Beutler (b. 1944) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., November 14, 1944. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; lawyer; founder, Beutler Title Company; member of Nebraska unicameral legislature 28th District, 1979-86, 1991-2006; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 2000, 2008; mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 2007-. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  James Andrew Courter (b. 1941) — also known as James A. Courter; Jim Courter — of Hackettstown, Warren County, N.J. Born in Montclair, Essex County, N.J., October 14, 1941. Republican. Served in the Peace Corps; U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1979-91 (13th District 1979-83, 12th District 1983-91); candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1989. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Bob Franks
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Drew Saunders Days III — also known as Drew S. Days III — Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Peace Corps; U.S. Solicitor General, 1993-96; law professor. African ancestry. Still living as of 1996.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Christopher John Dodd (b. 1944) — also known as Christopher J. Dodd; Chris Dodd — of North Stonington, New London County, Conn.; Norwich, New London County, Conn.; East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Willimantic, Windham County, Conn., May 27, 1944. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1975-81; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1981-2011; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; speaker, 1988; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1995-96; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 2008. Catholic. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Joseph Dodd; grandson of Thomas J. Dodd (1870-1953).
  Political family: Dodd family of Norwich, Connecticut.
  Cross-reference: Rosa L. DeLauro
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Joseph R. Donovan, Jr. — of Virginia. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 2008-09; U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, 2016-. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Edward Doyle (b. 1945) — also known as James E. Doyle; Jim Doyle — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Washington, D.C., November 23, 1945. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Peace Corps; Dane County District Attorney, 1977-82; Wisconsin state attorney general, 1991-2003; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Governor of Wisconsin, 2003-11. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of James Edward Doyle and Ruth Bachhuber Doyle; married to Jessica Laird (niece of Melvin Robert Laird, Jr.; great-granddaughter of William Duncan Connor (1864-1944)).
  Political family: Laird-Doyle family of Marshfield, Wisconsin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Henry H. Eng (b. 1948) — also known as Hank Eng — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis.; Arapahoe County, Colo. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 7, 1948. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; aerospace engineer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 6th District, 2008. Jewish. Chinese ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Gregory W. Engle — of Colorado. Born in Colorado. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Togo, 2003-05. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Sam Farr (b. 1941) — of Carmel, Monterey County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 4, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of California state assembly, 1981-93; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1993-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Melanie Fesmire — of Indio, Riverside County, Calif. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; mayor of Indio, Calif., 2000-01, 2004-. Female. Still living as of 2005.
  John Raymond Garamendi, Jr. (b. 1945) — also known as John Garamendi — of Walnut Grove, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Camp Blanding, Clay County, Fla., January 24, 1945. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of California state assembly 7th District, 1974-76; member of California state senate, 1976-90 (13th District 1976-84, 5th District 1984-90); candidate in primary for Governor of California, 1982, 1994; candidate in primary for California state controller, 1986; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2004, 2008; member, Platform Committee, 1988; California insurance commissioner, 1991-95, 2003-07; Presidential Elector for California, 1992; U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior, 1995-98; Lieutenant Governor of California, 2007-09; U.S. Representative from California, 2009-18 (10th District 2009-13, 3rd District 2013-18). Basque, Italian, and Irish ancestry. Member, Sigma Chi. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married to Patricia W. Garamendi (1945?-).
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Patricia W. Garamendi — also known as Patti Garamendi; Patricia Wilkinson — of Walnut Grove, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; candidate in primary for California state senate 5th District, 1990; candidate for California state assembly 26th District, 1991; candidate for U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 1992; associate director, U.S. Peace Corps, 1993-98; Presidential Elector for California, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Relatives: Married to John Raymond Garamendi, Jr. (1945-).
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Robert S. Gelbard (b. 1944) — of Washington. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., 1944. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bolivia, 1988-91; Indonesia, 1999-2001; lobbyist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Gelbard and Ruth (Fisher) Gelbard.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  James Polin Gray (b. 1945) — also known as James P. Gray; Jim Gray — of Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif. Born in Washington, D.C., February 14, 1945. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1989-2009; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Representative from California 46th District, 1998; Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 2004; Libertarian candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Tony Patrick Hall (b. 1942) — also known as Tony P. Hall — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, January 16, 1942. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; real estate agent; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1969-72; member of Ohio state senate, 1973-78; U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1979-2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996 (speaker), 2000. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Chi. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Paul Davis Hall and Anna (Deve) Hall.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Paul Brentwood Henry (1942-1993) — also known as Paul B. Henry — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Rockford, Kent County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 9, 1942. Republican. Served in the Peace Corps; member of Michigan state board of education, 1975-78; appointed 1975; resigned 1978; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1976; member of Michigan state house of representatives 91st District, 1979-82; member of Michigan state senate 32nd District, 1983-85; resigned 1985; U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1985-93 (5th District 1985-93, 3rd District 1993); died in office 1993. Christian Reformed. Died July 31, 1993 (age 51 years, 22 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. (b. 1944) — of Colorado. Born in Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla., December 15, 1944. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; law clerk for Judge William E. Doyle, U.S. Court of Appeals, 1971-72; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1996-2015; appointed 1996; retired 2015. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif. Still living as of 2015.
  See also Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
  Michael M. Honda (b. 1941) — also known as Mike Honda — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Walnut Grove, Solano County, Calif., June 27, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of California state assembly, 1996-2001; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Representative from California 15th District, 2001-; member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 2008. Protestant. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Quintin Mecke (b. 1972) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Fort Washington, Montgomery County, Pa., December, 1972. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  See also Wikipedia article
  James Powers Moody (1935-2019) — also known as James P. Moody; Jim Moody — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Richlands, Tazewell County, Va., September 2, 1935. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; university professor; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1977-78; member of Wisconsin state senate 9th District, 1979-82; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1983-93. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., March 22, 2019 (age 83 years, 201 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Brian Patrick Moore (b. 1943) — also known as Brian P. Moore — of Washington, D.C.; Spring Hill, Hernando County, Fla. Born June 8, 1943. Served in the Peace Corps; candidate for mayor of Washington, D.C., 1990 (Independent), 1994 (Republican primary), 1998 (Independent); candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 5th District, 2002; candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 2006; Socialist candidate for President of the United States, 2008. Irish ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Moore and Rose (Cunningham) Moore; married 2003 to Peggy Espejo.
  Thomas J. Murphy (b. 1944) — also known as Tom Murphy — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born August 15, 1944. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 17th District, 1981; mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1994-2006; defeated in primary, 1989; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996 (speaker), 2000, 2004; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 2000. Irish ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Andrew Nichols (c.1937-2001) — also known as Andy Nichols — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born about 1937. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; physician; medical school professor; member of Arizona state house of representatives 13th District, 1993-2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2000; member of Arizona state senate 13th District, 2001; died in office 2001. Disciples of Christ. Suffered a heart attack, collapsed in his office at the Arizona State Senate office building, and was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., April 19, 2001 (age about 64 years). Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence Joseph O'Brien (b. 1930) — also known as Lawrence J. O'Brien; Larry O'Brien — of Syosset, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Queens Village, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., May 5, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; candidate for New York state senate 3rd District, 1962; served in the Peace Corps. Catholic. Still living as of 2002.
  Books by Lawrence J. O'Brien: Bad Medicine : How the American Medical Establishment is Ruining Our Healthcare System (1999)
  Thomas Evert Petri (b. 1940) — also known as Thomas E. Petri; Tom Petri — of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Born in Marinette, Marinette County, Wis., May 28, 1940. Republican. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state senate 2nd District, 1973-79; candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1974; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 6th District, 1979-. Lutheran. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  John Davison Rockefeller IV (b. 1937) — also known as Jay Rockefeller — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 18, 1937. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1967-68; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1969-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1972 (alternate), 1976 (alternate), 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Governor of West Virginia, 1977-85; defeated, 1972; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1985-. Presbyterian. Member, Trilateral Commission. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Rockefeller III (1906-1978) and Blanchette Ferry (Hooker) Rockefeller (1909-1992); brother-in-law of Mark Dayton; married, April 1, 1967, to Sharon Percy (daughter of Charles Harting Percy); nephew of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller and Winthrop Rockefeller; grandnephew of Richard Steere Aldrich and Winthrop Williams Aldrich; great-grandson of Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich; first cousin of Winthrop Paul Rockefeller (1948-2006); first cousin five times removed of Simon S. Rockefeller; first cousin six times removed of Henry Rockefeller; second cousin four times removed of John Phillips Rockefeller; third cousin of Elsie Rockefeller (who married William Proxmire).
  Political family: Rockefeller family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Jack Canfield — M. Blane Michael
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Hugh Edwin Rodham (b. 1950) — also known as Hugh E. Rodham — of Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in 1950. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1994. Member, Theta Delta Chi. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Son of Hugh Ellsworth Rodham (1911-1993) and Dorothy Emma (Howell) Rodham (1919-2011); brother of Hillary Diane Rodham (who married William Jefferson Clinton (1946-)); married 1986 to Maria Victoria Arias.
  Political family: Clinton family of Wadesboro, North Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Richard Allan Roth — of Michigan. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Senegal, 2002-05; Guinea-Bissau, 2002-. Still living as of 2005.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Brenda Brown Schoonover (b. 1939) — also known as Brenda Schoonover — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., 1939. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Togo, 1997-2000. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2004.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Joe Serna, Jr. (c.1939-1999) — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Born in Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif., about 1939. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; college professor; mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1993-99; died in office 1999; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Hispanic ancestry. Died of kidney cancer and complications of diabetes, in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., November 7, 1999 (age about 60 years). Burial location unknown.
  Donna Edna Shalala (b. 1941) — also known as Donna E. Shalala — of Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 14, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; university professor; president, Hunter College, City University of New York, 1980-88; chancellor, University of Wisconsin, 1988-92; U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1993-2001; president, University of Miami, 2001-15; U.S. Representative from Florida 27th District, 2019-. Female. Lebanese ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission; American Federation of Teachers. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2011. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Abraham Shalala and Edna (Smith) Shalala.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Christopher Hunter Shays (b. 1945) — also known as Chris Shays — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn.; Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., October 18, 1945. Republican. Served in the Peace Corps; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1975-87; candidate for mayor of Stamford, Conn., 1983; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1987-. Christian Scientist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Thurston Crane Shays and Margaret (Oliver) Shays; married 1968 to Betsi DeRaismes.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert Alphonso Taft III (b. 1942) — also known as Bob Taft — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 8, 1942. Republican. Served in the Peace Corps; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1977-81; Hamilton County Commissioner, 1981-90; secretary of state of Ohio, 1991-99; Governor of Ohio, 1999-2007; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004; in 2005, he pleaded no contest to four misdemeanors involving failure to disclose gifts, and was fined $4,000; subsequently reprimanded by the Ohio Supreme Court. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Taft, Jr.; married to Hope Rothert; nephew of William Howard Taft III; grandson of Robert Alphonso Taft; grandnephew of Charles Phelps Taft II; great-grandson of William Howard Taft; great-grandnephew of Charles Phelps Taft and Henry Waters Taft; second great-grandson of Alphonso Taft and John Williamson Herron; second great-grandnephew of William Collins; third great-grandson of Peter Rawson Taft and Ela Collins; first cousin once removed of Seth Chase Taft (1922-?); first cousin twice removed of Walbridge S. Taft; second cousin five times removed of Willard J. Chapin; distant relative *** of Ezra Taft Benson.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Paul Efthemios Tsongas (1941-1997) — also known as Paul E. Tsongas — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., February 14, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1975-79; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1979-85; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1992. Greek ancestry. Died of liver damage caused by cancer treatment, and pneumonia, at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., January 18, 1997 (age 55 years, 339 days). Interment at Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Relatives: Married to Nicola S. Tsongas; twin brother of Thaleia Tsongas Schlesinger (1941-).
  Political family: Tsongas family of Lowell, Massachusetts.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  R. Barrie Walkley (b. 1944) — of Gasquet, Del Norte County, Calif. Born in 1944. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Guinea, 2001-04; Gabon, 2004-Sao Tome & Principe, 2004-. Still living as of 2006.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  James Thomas Walsh (b. 1947) — also known as James T. Walsh — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., June 19, 1947. Republican. Served in the Peace Corps; business executive; U.S. Representative from New York, 1989-2009 (27th District 1989-93, 25th District 1993-2009). Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of William Francis Walsh (1912-2011) and Mary (Dorsey) Walsh; father of Ben Walsh.
  Political family: Walsh family of Syracuse, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Michael Delavan Ward (b. 1951) — also known as Mike Ward — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., January 7, 1951. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 34th District, 1989-93; defeated, 1987; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1995-97; defeated, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996. Still living as of 2002.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post
  Marilyn Weisner — also known as Marilyn Hogan — of Aurora, Kane County, Ill. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Relatives: Married to Thomas J. Weisner (1956?-).
  Thomas J. Weisner — also known as Tom Weisner — of Aurora, Kane County, Ill. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996; mayor of Aurora, Ill., 2007-. Member, Urban League. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Married to Marilyn Hogan (1940?-).
  Thomas Westerman Wolf (b. 1948) — also known as Tom Wolf — of York, York County, Pa. Born in York, York County, Pa., November 17, 1948. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; Governor of Pennsylvania, 2015-. Methodist; later Episcopalian. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Son of William Trout Wolf and Cornelia Rohlman (Westerman) Wolf; married 1975 to Frances Donnelly.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Michael E. Wooley — Served in the Peace Corps; lawyer; candidate for mayor of Bay City, Mich., 2007. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Optimist Club. Still living as of 2007.
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