Politician

Tom Vilsack

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Age 73
Birthday December 131950
Birth Sign Sagittarius
City Pittsburgh
Country PA
Profession Politician

Tom Vilsack is a famous Politician, born on December 13, 1950 in United States. As of December 2022, Tom Vilsack’s net worth is $5 Million. He was thought to be high on the list of potential running mates for Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.

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Spouse Christie Vilsack
Children(s) Jess Vilsack, Doug Vilsack

Tom Vilsack Biography

Politician and Democrat who became the 30th United States Secretary of Agriculture in 2009, and almost ran for president in 2008. He previously served Iowa as its 40th Governor from 1999 to 2007 Vilsack was born on December 13, 1950 in a Roman Catholic orphanage (or “Foundling Home”) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his 23-year-old birth mother (a secretary) had lived since September 1950 under the pseudonym of “Gloria”; he was baptized as “Kenneth.” He was adopted in 1951 by Bud, a real-estate agent and insurance salesman, and Dolly Vilsack. They named him Thomas James..

He had two children with his wife Christie Bell.

Thomas James Vilsack (/ˈ v ɪ l s æ k / ; born December 13, 1950) is an American politician and lawyer who served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture from January 2009 until January 2017. A member of the Iowa Democratic Party, Vilsack also served as the 40th Governor of Iowa from 1999 to 2007.

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Vilsack attended Shady Side Academy, a preparatory high school in Pittsburgh. He received a bachelor’s degree in 1972 from Hamilton College in New York. While at Hamilton he joined the Delta Upsilon fraternity. He received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 1975 from Albany Law School of Union University, New York.

Tom Vilsack Net Worth

Tom Vilsack is one of the richest Politician & listed on most popular Politician. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Tom Vilsack‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Politician
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He earned his law degree in 1975 from Albany Law School before being elected mayor of Mount Pleasant in 1987.

Vilsack attended Shady Side Academy, a preparatory high school in Pittsburgh. He received a bachelor’s degree in 1972 from Hamilton College in New York. While at Hamilton he joined the Delta Upsilon fraternity. He received a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 1975 from Albany Law School of Union University, New York.

Vilsack met his wife, Ann Christine “Christie” Vilsack, in a cafeteria while at college in New York in October 1968. Vilsack approached her and asked, “Are you a Humphrey or a Nixon supporter?” She replied “Humphrey” and they soon began dating. The couple was married on August 18, 1973, in Christie Vilsack’s hometown of Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Vilsack and his wife moved to Mount Pleasant in 1975, where he joined his father-in-law in law practice.

He married Christie Bell in 1973, and moved with her to her hometown of Mount Pleasant, Iowa in 1975, where he practiced law.

Who is Tom Vilsack dating?

According to our records, Tom Vilsack married to Christie Vilsack. As of May 2022, Tom Vilsack’s is not dating anyone.

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Tom and Christie Vilsack have two sons, Jess and Doug. Jess graduated from Hamilton College in 2000 where he, like his father, was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Jess received a J.D. from the University of Iowa in May 2003. Doug graduated from Colorado College and the University of Colorado School of Law.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Politician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Tom Vilsack celebrates birthday on December 13 of every year.

In 1998, Terry Branstad chose not to seek re-election after 16 years as governor. The Iowa Republican Party nominated Jim Ross Lightfoot, a former U.S. Representative. Vilsack defeated former Iowa Supreme Court Justice Mark McCormick in the Democratic primary and chose Sally Pederson as his running mate. Lightfoot was the odds-on favorite to succeed Branstad and polls consistently showed him in the lead. However, Vilsack narrowly won the general election and became the first Democrat to serve as governor of Iowa in 30 years and only the fifth Democrat to hold the office in the 20th century.

What is Tom Vilsack doing now?

Secretary of Agriculture (2021–present) Vilsack is sworn in for the second time as agriculture secretary by Vice President Kamala Harris, February 24, 2021.

Who is the current Secretary of Agriculture?

United States Secretary of Agriculture
Incumbent Tom Vilsack since February 24, 2021
United States Department of Agriculture
StyleMr. Secretary (informal) The Honorable (formal)
Member ofCabinet

What is Tom Vilsack worth?

Today, Vilsack is worth an estimated $4 million. That’s a lot of money for a guy born in a Pittsburgh orphanage in 1950.

How old is Vilsack?

71 years (December 13, 1950)

What does Secretary of Agriculture do?

The secretary is in charge of coordinating agricultural research, extension and teaching activity that is conducted by the USDA and other agencies of the executive branch of the U.S. government. As they coordinate, the secretary must communicate.

During the 2000 contest for the Democratic presidential nomination between Vice President Al Gore and former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley, he remained neutral.

In 2002 he won his second term in office by defeating Republican challenger attorney Doug Gross by eight percentage points.

Vilsack was thought to be high on the list of potential running mates for Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. In 2005, Vilsack established Heartland PAC, a political action committee aimed at electing Democratic governors. In the first report, he raised over half a million dollars. Vilsack left office in 2007; he did not seek a third term and was succeeded by Chet Culver.

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