Profile: John Kerry
Posted Friday, June 6, 2003, at 11:18 AM
Previous marriages: One (1970-1988).
Children from previous marriage: Two adult daughters.
Military history: U.S. Navy (1966-1970). Commanded a river gunboat in Vietnam. Won Silver Star, Bronze Star, and three Purple Hearts.
Medical history: Surgery for prostate cancer in February 2003.
Parents' jobs: Father was a Foreign Service officer; mother was from elite Forbes family.
Net worth: $165.4 million-$626.3 million, including spouse's assets.
Will Saletan covers science, technology, and politics for Slate and says a lot of things that get him in trouble.
Avi Zenilman is a former Slate intern.
Photograph of John Kerry by Jim Bourg/Reuters.