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Chris Shays, Republican for U.S. Senate

The former congressman campaigns for the upcoming Republican primary.

General Information  

Name : Mr. Christopher Hunter Shays  
Date of birth : October 18, 1945
Place of residence : Bridgeport, CT 

Education

College  

College : Principia College
Degree : BA in American History and Political Science
Year of graduation : 1968

Grad school

University : New York University
Degree : MBA in Economics and MPA in Public Finance
Year of graduation : 1974 and 1978

Employment Information

Job titles held : Taught a full load of classes (2 courses at each school at the same time) at the University of Bridgeport and University of New Haven in the 1970's. Worked as a consultant for Xerox Learning Systems while he was in the state legislature in 1970's In the early 1980's Chris was a realtor for Realtech for 2 years, then with William Raevis for the following 5 years. He is currently on the Board of Directors at North Highland, a worldwide consulting company - joined board in 2009.

Political Information

Party affiliation : Republican
Running for position: United States Senate
Incumbent: No
Previous elective offices : U.S. Representative from Connecticut's Fourth Congressional District, 1987 - 2008 Connecticut State Representative from Stamford's 147th District, 1974 - 1987
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : 2008 U.S. Fourth Congressional District reelection

Party HQ

Address

2103 Main Street
Stratford, Connecticut 6615

Campaign Manager

Name : Matt Wylie
Title : Campaign Manager

URLs

Website : www.ShaysForUSSenate.com
Twitter : @CShays
Facebook : www.Facebook.com/ShaysForUSSenate
Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/user/ShaysforUSSenate

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