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Candidate Profile Mitt Romney

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Mitt Romney:
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Birthdate: March 12, 1947; Detroit, Mich. (Age: 60)

Education: B.S., Brigham Young University, 1971; MBA, Harvard Business School, 1975

Military: None

Family: Married (Anne Romney), Five children (Tagg, Matt, Josh, Ben and Craig)

Hometown: Belmont, Mass.

Religion: Mormon

Career Highlights

• Governor of Massachusetts 2003-2007

• President, Salt Lake Olympics Organizing Committee, 1999-2002

• CEO, Bain and Company, 1994-1999

• Massachusetts Senate Candidate, 1994

• Founder, Bain Capital, 1984-90

• VP, Bain and Company, Inc., 1978-84

Presidential Announcement Date

February 13, 2007

Suspended Campaign

February 7, 2008

Books Authored

"Turnaround: Crisis, Leadership, and the Olympic Games." (2004)

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