Beau Biden

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

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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    Yahoo News - Aug 15, 2016
  • Vice President Joe Biden: 'i Think I Would Have Been The Best President'
    Yahoo News - May 11, 2016
  • Biden Takes 'moonshot' Cancer Campaign To Vatican
    Yahoo News - Apr 29, 2016
  • Vice President Biden Will Lead New Initiative To Fight For Cancer Cure
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Beau Biden.


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 (née Hunter). On December 18, 1972, Biden's mother Neilia and younger sister Naomi were killed in an automobile accident while Christmas shopping. … Read More
1977 8 Years Old According to some accounts, Beau and Hunter encouraged their father to marry again, even going so far as to ask him "when were 'we' going to get married." In June 1977, less than five years after the death of his mother, 8-year-old Biden welcomed Jill Jacobs as a "second mother."


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 law firm of Bifferato, Gentilotti, Biden & Balick, where he worked for two years before being elected Delaware attorney general. … 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
For the final few years of his life, Biden suffered from brain cancer. In May 2010, he was admitted to Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, after complaining of a headache, numbness, and paralysis; officials stated that he had suffered from a "mild stroke". … Read More
2013 44 Years Old In August 2013, Biden was admitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and diagnosed with brain cancer, after experiencing what White House officials called "an episode of disorientation and weakness". … Read More
At the time of this announcement, the cancer that killed Biden in 2015 had been diagnosed but was in remission, although this information was not public at the time.
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