Bob Graham Fast Facts

这是生活的一瞥 Bob Graham, former United States senator and governor of Florida (民主党).

个人

生日: 十一月 9, 1936
出生地: Coral Gables, 佛罗里达
    出生时的名字: Daniel Robert Graham
    父亲: ErnestCap” 格雷厄姆, a Florida state senator, dairy farmer and cattle rancher
    母亲: Hilda (西蒙斯) 格雷厄姆, 老师
    婚姻: Adele (Khoury) 格雷厄姆 (1959-当下)
    小孩儿: Kendall, Suzanne, Cissy and Gwen
    教育: University of Florida, B.A., 1959; Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1962

    其他事实

    Graham’s family operates dairy, beef cattle and pecan farms in Florida and Georgia.
    Was the primary writer of portions of the Patriotic Act that deal with improving intelligence and intelligence sharing.
    Co-chaired the congressional investigation into the terrorist attacks of 九月 11, 2001.
    Voted against going to war with Iraq 在 2003.
    Graham’s daughter, 格温, also a Democrat, represented Florida’s 2nd Congressional District (Tallahassee), 2015-2017.

    时间线

    1966-1970 – Member of the Florida House of Representatives.
    1970-1978 – Member of the Florida Senate.
    1979-1987 – Governor of Florida.
    一月 3, 1987-一月 3, 2005 – US Senator representing Florida.
    2001-2003 – Chairman of the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
    一月 31, 2003 – Undergoes heart surgery to repair a valve.
    二月 27, 2003 – Files papers to form a presidential campaign committee.
    可能 6, 2003 – Formally launches his presidential campaign.
    十月 6, 2003 – Announces he is dropping out of the presidential race.
    十一月 3, 2003 – Announces that he will not seek reelection to the Senate in 2004.
    九月 2004 – Graham’s bookIntelligence Matters: The CIA, 联邦调查局, 沙特阿拉伯, and the Failure of America’s War on Terror,” written with Jeff Nussbaum, 已出版.
    2005-2006 – Senior Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.
    2006 – The Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida is established.
    可能 16, 2008 – Congressional leaders appoint Graham to chair the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism. 在十二月 2008, the commission issues a report, saying it is likely a WMD attack will occur somewhere in the world by 2013 if nothing is done to enhance security.
    2009 – Graham’s book “美国, The Owner’s Manual: Making Government Work for You,” written with Chris Hand, 已出版.
    可能 2010 – 奥巴马总统 establishes a commission led by Graham and former Environmental Protection Agency Commissioner William Reilly on the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill and offshore drilling. The commission ends its work in January 2011.
    六月 2011 – Graham’s first novel, “Keys to the Kingdom,” 已出版.
    九月 2012 – Graham calls for the investigation into the September 11 terrorist attacks be re-opened. He asserts that Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the attacks has been covered up.
      一月 2014 – Graham visits 古巴 as part of a group sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations in order to investigate Cuban plans for offshore oil-drilling.
      九月 9, 2016 – Graham has an op-ed in The New York Times calling for the release of more documents related to the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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