J. P. Dailey

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James Peter Dailey
US Senator
In Office:
2004 - Present
Preceded by Vacant
Succeeded by incumbent
Born

October 1st, 1952
Grand Rapids, Minnesota; United States
Political Party Democratic Farm-Labor
Spouse Bridget Hester-Dailey
Religion Lutheran


Early Life

James Peter Dailey was born on October 1st, 1956 to Mr. Peter Dailey and Mrs. Loretta Dailey in Duluth, Minnesota. He grew up in Duluth, spending his summers in Grand Rapids with his Grandpa, James.

Military Career

After High School he entered the Air Force. He was present at the Fall of Saigon. After the Vietnam War he worked with the Air Force on a number of Secret Operations. In 1990 he was hired by the CIA to work in the Directorate of Intelligence.

Entering Politics

In 2000 he returned home to Minnesota and ran for Secretary of State. He won and served there until 2004 when he ran for United States Senate and won. He won reelection in 2010 after beating Missouri congressman Greg Willis.

He is currently running for Governor of the Mississippi Valley against incumbent Brian Murphy.

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