Beau Biden

Lawyer + Politician and Son of the Current Vice President of the United States
Born Feb 3, 1969
Died May 30, 2015

Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III is an American lawyer, Army JAG officer, and politician from Wilmington, Delaware. He serves as the Attorney General of Delaware and a Major in the Delaware Army National Guard. He is a member of the Democratic Party and is also the oldest son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.… Read More

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1969 Birth Born on February 3, 1969.
1972 3 Years Old Biden was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the elder son of former U.S. Senator and current Vice President Joe Biden, and his first wife, Neilia Hunter. His mother and younger sister, Naomi Christina Biden, were killed in an automobile accident in 1972, in which he and his brother Hunter were seriously injured.
1977 8 Years Old He and his brother encouraged his father to marry again, and Jill Jacobs became Beau's stepmother in 1977.


1981 12 Years Old His half-sister Ashley was born in 1981. … Read More


1995 26 Years Old From 1995 to 2004, he worked at the United States Department of Justice in Philadelphia, first as Counsel to the Office of Policy Development and later as a Federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office.


2004 35 Years Old In 2004, he became a partner in the Wilmington law firm Bifferato, Gentilotti, Biden & Balick. … Read More
2006 37 Years Old In his first bid at political office, Biden ran for Attorney General of Delaware in 2006. … Read More
At the 2008 Democratic National Convention, after Joe Biden was nominated for Vice President of the United States, Beau introduced his father. … Read More


Biden traveled to Washington, D.C., from Iraq in January 2009 for the presidential inauguration and his father's swearing-in as Vice President, then returned to Iraq.
2010 41 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 11, 2010, Biden was admitted to Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, for what doctors described as a "mild stroke".
2013 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2013, he was admitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center at the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
2014 45 Years Old Biden did not seek re-election to a third term as Attorney General in 2014. … Read More
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