10 Interesting Mitt Romney Facts

Saturday, August 2nd 2014. | People

Mitt Romney Facts give you the detail facts about the former life of Massachusetts Governor. Romney has been involved in various kinds of civic groups and charities such as City Year, Boy Scouts and Points of Light Foundations.  Check the detail facts below:

Mitt Romney Facts 1: date of birth

Mitt Romney was born on 12 March 1947 in Detroit, Michigan. Her birth name is Willard Mitt Romney. His father was the former governor of Michigan, George W. Romney. His mother was Lenore Romney.

Mitt Romney Facts 2: personal life

Romney married to Ann Davies on 21 March 1969. Both have several children: Craig, Benjamin, Joshua, Matthew and Taggart.

Mitt Romney Facts

Mitt Romney Facts

Mitt Romney Facts 3: the middle name

His middle name is Mitt. It was taken from the name of his father’s cousin, Mitt. He worked as a player in NFL for Chicago Bears in 1920s.

Mitt Romney Facts 4: education

In 1965 till 1966, Romney attended Stanford University. He got his BA from Bridgman Young University in 1971. Then in 1975, he received MBA degree from Harvard University.

Mitt Romney Former Governor

Mitt Romney Former Governor

Mitt Romney Facts 5: religion

Romney embraces The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the end of 1960s, Romney worked as a Mormon Missionary for two years in France.

Mitt Romney Facts 6: roles

There were some roles that Romney had done before he was a governor of Massachusetts. He was the vice president of Boston Bain & Company from 1978 to 1984. The company focused on the management consulting activity. Then he was appointed as the Chief executive officer for a company that he established from 1984 to 1990 and 1991 to 1999. The company is called Bain Capital.

Mitt Romney Images

Mitt Romney Images

Mitt Romney Facts 7: Edward Kennedy

Edward Kennedy was his rival when he ran for the United States Senate in 1994. Unfortunately, Romney made an unsuccessful move.

Mitt Romney Facts 8: 2002 Winter Olympics

He was involved with 2002 Winter Olympics as the president and chief executive office in the Salt Lake City Olympic Organizing Committee. The group was in charge for the winter Olympics in 2002. He got this role from 1999 to 2000.

Mitt Romney Photo

Mitt Romney Photo

Mitt Romney Facts 9: Republican Governor of Massachusetts

Romney became Republican Governor of Massachusetts from 2 January 2003 until 4 January 2007. The health care legislation for Massachusetts was signed by Romney on 12 April 2006. Learn more about Massachusetts facts here.

Mitt Romney Facts 10: presidential election

On 13 February 2007, he announced that he wanted to run in the presidential election in 2008. But finally he was off the campaign.

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney

He encouraged his 286 delegates to support John McCain in the presidential election on 14 February 2008. Romney also released a book with the title “No Apology: The Case for American Greatness” in 2 March 2010. What do you think on facts about Mitt Romney?

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