Sanders, Jeff

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Name
Sanders, Jeff Gender: M
born on 17 March 1941 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Washington (Washington County), Pennsylvania, 40n10, 80w15
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 26°24' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°34 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 08°17'



Biography

American psychologist and professor, ran for Congress (Dem) 19th district, Southwestern Pennsylvania, in 2000.

Sanders is from an old Pennsylvania family, settled there more than 200 years ago. His great-grandfather Silas Sanders fought with the 140th Pennsylvania Infantry in the Wheatfield at Gettysburg. He and his wife Pam have been married for 35 years and have raised two children - Nikki, 29, and Jason, 26.

Jeff worked hard to put himself through school (as a Teamster) and earned his Bachelor's degree from Towson University, his Master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and his Ph.D. from the George Washington University. He has taught Psychology at Towson University for over 30 years.

An elected politician in 1995, Jeff served five years as a director on the board of the Southern York County School District, the last as its president. He focused on increasing teacher training and oversaw extensive progress in wiring classrooms to the Internet. In 1997, Jeff worked with a group of local businessmen and community leaders to found the Education Foundation, a private-public partnership to increase access to education for all, raising $35,000 for scholarships and school equipment.

Sanders lost to Republican opponent Todd Platts in the 2000 congressional election.

Events

  • Work : New Career 1995 (Board of Directors, School District)
  • Work : Start Business 1997 (Co-founded Education Foundation)

Source Notes

Shelley Ackerman quotes him 6/2000 "He thinks it is between 4:00 and 5:00 in the morning."

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Over 35 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two boys)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (School board of directors)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of psychology)

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