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Deval Patrick Wiki
Deval Patrick who is an American Politician, Civil Rights Lawyer, author, businessman. He was the only African American who has served as Governor of Massachusetts. Also altered plenty of law and rules in the giant country of the US. From enhancing wages to allow casino gaming, Patrick also advanced the education and also took a stand for same-sex marriage in the United States of America. He also put limitations on the purchase of firearms to decrease the crime and violence rate in Boston or in various states of America.
Deval Patrick Age
Deval Patrick was born on 31 July 1956 in the South Side of Chicago, where he was living in a two-bedroom apartment in the Robert Taylor Homes’ housing projects with her mother Emily Mae and his father Pat Patrick who is a musician in Sun Ra’s band. At an early age, Patrick’s father abandoned their family because he had a relationship with another woman and they both also have a daughter. Davel Patrick mostly raised under her mother’s guidelines. At a very young age, Davel Patrick struggled a lot. When Patrick was in his middle-school his teacher referred him to a national NGO Milton Academy in Milton Massachusetts for identifying, recruiting, and developing leaders among academically gifted minority students.
Deval Patrick Biography
|Real Name||Deval Laurdine Patrick|
|Birthday||July 31, 1956|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, U.S|
|Occupation||Politician, Civil Rights Lawyer, Businessman|
|Net Worth||$684 Thousand dollars, 5,357 units of Global Blood Therapeutics Stock worth over $247,868|
Deval Patrick Education and Career
He studied his higher studies at Harvard College where he was a member of a Fly Club and obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1978. After a year of working along with the United Nation in Africa, in 1979, he joined Harvard Law of School where he was elected as President of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, he also won “Best Oralist” in one of the most reputed competitions Ames Moot Court Competition in 1981.
In the year 1982, Deval Patrick passed the exam of State Bar of California in his third attempt. Then he served as a law clerk in the same year and became a member of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund(LDF) where he worked for voting right cases. During the period when he was serving as a member of LDF he sued Clinton in a voting case. “In 1986 he joined Boston law firm of Hill & Barlow where he managed high-profile engagements such as acting Desiree Washington’s attorney in her civil lawsuit against Mike Tyson in 1990.”
Deval enters into 2020 Presidential Race
In 1994 he appointed as the United States Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Divison by President Bill Clinton. In between the period of 1995 to 1997 he was involved in one of the biggest investigations of black churches in South where 100 arrests were made. In the year 1997, Patrick returned to Boston and joined Berry & Howard was appointed as a Chairman of Texaco’s Equality and Fairness Task Force to overview the implementation of the race discrimination.
In, 1999 Deval Patrick appointed as General Counsel of Texaco and took the responsibility of the legal affairs of the company.
Deval Patrick Political Career
In 2005 Patrick stood as a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in which he surpassed veteran politicians including Thomas Reilly and Chris Gabrielli in the Democratic Primary and won by 49% of votes in the three-way race. In the General Election, he faced Lieutenant Governor Kerry Healey and Independent Massachusetts Turnpike Commission member Christy Mihos. He won the general election with the support of 55% votes.
Deval Patrick announced alongside Lt. Governor T. Murray on 2 April 2009, in which they both appealed for reelection. Later he served as Secretaries of Executive Departments including Housing and Economic Development, Elder Affairs, and Veteran Services between the period of 2011 to 2015. In the year 2018, Patrick declined for the 2020 presidential race but in the current year, it was reported by The New York Times that “Patrick was considering making a late entry into the presidential race”.
Deval Patrick Wife and Children
Davel Patrick is currently at 63 years of age he got married to Diane in 1984, living in Milton Massachusetts since 1989, his wife is a lawyer specializing in labor and employment law. Patrick and Diane have two daughters Sarah and Katherine. In the year 2008, Katherine publically announced that she is a lesbian, another interview with Patrick in which he said that he proud of her daughter. Patrick also becomes a grandfather in May 2013 when his other daughter gave birth to a son after getting married to an Italian Soldier.
Deval Patrick Net Worth
According to the latest report available on the internet, Deval Patrick has a net worth of at least $684 Thousand dollars. He also has over 5,357 units of Global Blood Therapeutics Stock worth over $247,868. Moreover, he produces $436,336 as Independent Director at Global Blood Therapeutics.
In 2001 Patrick left Texico and movie to become the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and secretary at The Coca Cola Company but due to some circumstances, he left the decision of the becoming one. In the year spam between 2004 to 2006, he served on the board of directors of ACC Capital Holding on the request of Ameriquest’s Founder, Roland Arnal who asked him for help.