A profile of Howard Dean.

Politics and policy.
June 2 2003 11:42 AM

Profile: Howard Dean

This week, Slate begins a series of short features explaining who the 2004 presidential candidates are, what they've said and done, and where they propose to take the country. The first installment summarizes each candidate's personal and professional background. Today's subject is Howard Dean.

Howard Dean

Howard Brush Dean

Age: 54 (born Nov. 11, 1948).

Highest grade completed: Medical school (1978).

Political experience: State representative, Vermont (1983-1986); lieutenant governor (1986-1991); governor (1991-2002).

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Previous jobs: Investment broker (1972-1974); physician (1978-1991).

Spouse: Judith Steinberg Dean.

Children: College-aged daughter, high-school-aged son.