Who is Mitt Romney?
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Facts About Mitt Romney
· His full Name is: Willard Mitt Romney
· He was Born: March 12, 1947 and is (therefore) 65 years old.
· His Father: George W. Romney was a Governor of the State of Michigan
· He was Raised in: Bloomfield Hills , Michigan
· He is Married to: Ann Romney since 1969; they have five children
· Education: B.A. from Brigham Young University , J.D. and M.B.A. from
· Religion: Mormon – The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints
· After high school, he spent 30 months in France as a Mormon missionary.
· After going to both Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School
simultaneously, he passed the Michigan bar, but never worked as an
· In 1984, he co-founded Bain Capital a private equity investment
firm, one of the largest such firms in the United States .
· In 1994, he ran for Senator of Massachusetts and lost to Teddy
· He was President and C.E.O. of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
· In 2002, he was elected Governor of the State of Massachusetts ,
where he eliminated a 1.5 billion deficit.
Some Interesting Facts about Romney:
· Bain Capital, starting with one small office supply store in
Massachusetts , turned it into Staples; now over 2,000 stores employing
· Bain Capital also worked to perform the same kind of business
miracles again and again, with companies like Domino’s, Sealy,
Brookstone, Weather Channel, Burger King, Warner Music Group,
Dollarama, Home Depot and many others.
· He was an unpaid volunteer campaign worker for his dad’s
gubernatorial campaign – 1 year.
· He was an unpaid intern in his dad’s governor’s office for eight years.
· He was an unpaid bishop and president of his church for ten years.
· He was an unpaid President of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee for three years.
· He took no salary and was the unpaid Governor of Massachusetts for four years.
· He gave his entire inheritance (from his father) to charity.
· Mitt Romney is one of the wealthiest, self-made men in our country
but has given more back to its citizens in terms of money, service and
time than most wealthy people.
More Mitt Romney Facts:
· He will show us his birth certificate
· He will show us his high school and college transcripts
· He will show us his social security card.
· He will show us his law degree.
· He will show us his draft notice.
· He will show us his medical records.
· He will show us his income tax records.
· He will show us he has nothing to hide.
I also like the fact that he can and will talk to 3rd graders WITHOUT