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Peter Shumlin

Born: 24-Mar-1956
Birthplace: Brattleboro, VT

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Vermont

Dairy farmer, foreign exchange travel agent, and state legislator elected Governor of Vermont in 2010, succeeding James Douglas. Progressive Democrat; pro-abortion rights, pro-gay rights, pro-gun rights, pro-marijuana decriminalization, anti-nuclear power. Campaigned supporting a statewide single-payer health care system, and decertification of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power facility.

Father: George Shumlin (founder of Putney Student Travel)
Mother: Kitty Shumlin
Brother: Jeff Shumlin (co-owner of Putney Student Travel)
Wife: Deborah (sep., two daughters)
Daughter: Olivia (b. circa 1991)
Daughter: Rebecca (b. circa 1993)

    High School: Buxton School, Williamstown, MA (1974)
    University: BS, Wesleyan University (1978)
    Administrator: Trustee, Buxton School, Williamstown, MA

    Governor of Vermont (2011-)
    Vermont State Senate Windham County (2007-11)
    Vermont State Senate Windham County (1993-2003)
    Vermont State House of Representatives (1989-93)
    City Council Putney Select Board (1984-89)
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal
    Russian Ancestry Paternal

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