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Tom Corbett

AKA Thomas Wingett Corbett, Jr.

Born: 17-Jun-1949
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Pennsylvania, 2011-15

Military service: Pennsylvania Nat'l. Guard (1971-73 and 1975-84, Capt.); Texas Air Nat'l. Guard (1973-75)

Former state Attorney General elected Governor of Pennsylvania in 2010, succeeding Ed Rendell. Conservative Republican; generally anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights, anti-medical marijuana. Campaigned promising smaller, more efficient government, lower taxes, reduced regulations, and deep budget cuts.

Father: Thomas W. Corbett
Mother: Bernardine Diskin
Wife: Susan Manbeck (one son, one daughter)
Son: Thomas, III
Daughter: Katherine

    High School: Shaler High School, Pittsburgh, PA (1964)
    University: BA Political Science, Lebanon Valley College (1971)
    Teacher: Civics and History, Pine Grove Area High School, Schuylkill County, PA (1972-73)
    Law School: JD, St. Mary's University Texas (1975)

    Governor of Pennsylvania (2011-15)
    Attorney General of Pennsylvania (2005-11)
    Attorney in private practice (1997-2005)
    Attorney General of Pennsylvania (appointed, 1995-97)
    Thorp, Reed & Armstrong Partner (1993-95)
    US Attorney Western District of Pennsylvania (1989-93)
    City Council Shaler Township, PA (1988-89)
    Rose, Schmidt, Hasley & DiSalle Associate/Partner (1983-89)
    Assistant US Attorney Western District of Pennsylvania (1980-83)
    Pennsylvania State Official Asst. DA, Allegheny County (1976-80)
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Santorum 2000
    Santorum 2006

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