Tom Carper is today better known for his political strides in the U.S political firmament. But then who was Tom Carper before he came into the corridors of politics? Today he is a Senior Senator representing the people interests of Delaware on the political platform of the Democratic Party since the year 2001. But before this, what was he known for?
Between the years 1968-1973, Tom was a Naval Flight Officer in the U.S Navy. He was on active duty in the Vietnam War. After retirement, he was in the Naval Reserves for a period of 18 years. From the year 1982 through 2001, he was at the Delaware House of Representatives. He served for five terms during which time he was entrusted with sensitive positions in the house. That is Tom Carper for you-from the present back to where he came from.
Every mortal has a date of birth, for Tom, his was on the 23rd day in the year 1947. His birth was recorded at Beckley, West Virginia. Tom was the son of Mary Jean (née Patton) and Wallace Richard Carper. Tom had his formative years at Danville. Carper has tied the nuptial knot on two different occasions. At the moment, he is married to Martha Ann Stacy since the year 1985. Their marriage is blessed with two children-Christopher and Benjamin. The family is numbered among the congregation at members of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware.
Tom attended the following institutions: Whetstone High School in Columbus, Ohio; Ohio State University; University of Delaware.
Tom’s net worth is put at $5.15 million dollars; as at year 2014.
He belongs to three major committees in the Senate; he is a ranking member of one of the committees.
Not much for now can be said of the awards given to Tom. He has however done a lot over the years and it is a matter of time before such awards starts coming his way.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Age: 69.
- Date of Birth: 23-01-1947.
- Place of Birth: Beckley, West Virginia.
- Gender: Male.
- Height in m: Missing.
- Height in ft: Not given.
- Height in cm: Missing.
- Weight in kg: Not given.
- Weight in pound: Missing.
- Hair color: Missing.
- Eyes color: Missing.
- Parents: Mary Jean (née Patton) and Wallace Richard Carper.
- Siblings: Christopher and Benjamin.
- Measurements: Not given.
- Spouse: Martha Ann Stacy.
- Ethnicity/Race: American.
- Nationality: American.