Senator Jeanne Shaheen is an American educator and politician. She is a senior U.S. Senator from New Hampshire under the Democrats since 2009. She had also served at the state senate before becoming New Hampshire’s governor.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen was born in St. Charles in Missouri on January 28, 1947. She was born to a low-class family of a shoemaker dad and a mom working as a church secretary.
She earned her B.A. degree in Political Science from Shippensburg University in 1969.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen enrolled at the University of Mississippi, where she taught high school as a student. After her Master’s degree in 1973, she moved to New Hampshire. There, she started teaching while supporting her husband’s jewelry business.