Dodd, Christopher John (05/27/1944-)

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Summary

  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Occupation: Legislator, Attorney, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator
  • Biography: Chris (Christopher J.) Dodd, a Democrat from Connecticut, has served in the Senate since 1981, prior to which he served three consecutive terms in the House of Representatives (1975-80). He is chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, where he serves on the subcommittees on Financial Institutions; Housing and Transportation; and Securities and Investment. He is also a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, where he serves on the subcommittees on African Affairs; European Affairs; International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion; and Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Narcotics Affairs. In addition, Senator Dodd serves on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, where he serves on the subcommittees on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness, Education and Early Childhood Development; and Employment and Workplace Safety. He is also a member of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee and the Joint Library Committee.

Subject

  • Dodd, Christopher J. (Christopher John) 1944-
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • United States Congress
  • Senator
  • Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Regent type

Senator (Democrat)

State

Connecticut

Notes

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 1/2007-2010

Topic

  • Legislators
  • Politicians
  • Democrat
  • Lawyers
  • Regents
  • Democrat--Regents

Place

  • United States
  • Connecticut

Form/Genre

Biographies

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