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Career

William J. Clinton Foundation
2010–present
Founder Clinton Health Access Initiative
2006–present
Founder Clinton Climate Initiative
2005–present
Founder Clinton Global Initiative
2002–present
Clinton Economic Opportunity Initiative
2001–present
Founder, Chairman of the Board New York, New York USA
Global Fairness Initiative
2002–present
Founder, Chairman Washington, District of Columbia USA
Government of the United States of America
19932001
42nd President of the United States of America, and the first two-term Democrat president since Franklin Roosevelt The White House, Washington, District of Columbia USA
Government of the State of Arkansas
19831992
Governor of the State of Arkansas Office of the Governor, Little Rock, Arkansas USA
Wright, Lindsey & Jennings
19811982
Attorney of Counsel Little Rock, Arkansas USA
Government of the State of Arkansas
19771979
Attorney General of the State of Arkansas Office of the Attorney General, Little Rock, Arkansas USA
School of Law, University of Arkansas
19731976
Professor of Law Fayetteville, Arkansas USA
Private Law Practice
19731976
Attorney Little Rock Arkansas USA
Presidential Campaign of George McGovern
1972
Campaign Worker State of Texas, USA

Directorships

2002–present
Global Fairness Initiative Headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia USA Chairman, Board of Directors
2001–present
William J. Clinton Foundation Headquartered in New York, New York USA Chairman, Board of Directors

Professional memberships

American Bar Association

Professional affiliations

Education Commission of the States Chairman and Member of the Steering Committee (1986-1987)
National Governors Association Co-chair Task Force for Education (1990-1992) Chairman (1986-1987) Vice Chairman (1986) Member, Executive Committee Member Member, Finance Committee
Democratic Leadership Council Chairman (1990-1991)
2014
American Academy Arts & Sciences Fellow
2003
Club of Madrid Honorary co-chair The Club of Madrid was formed to harness the experience of recent leaders of transitional and mature democracies to address the growing challenges to democracy around the world

Accomplishments of note

2012
Nominator: Bill Clinton gave the nomination speak for incumbent President Barack Obama Democratic National Convention Clinton's nomination speech was widely praised in the media, and clearly articulating the case against Mitt Romney and the Republican Party
2011
Author: Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy
2009
Chair: National Constitution Center  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
2007
Author: Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World A New York Times Best Seller   
2004
Author, autobiography: My Life A Publishers Weekly and New York Times Bestseller, Clinton's book won awards including Biography of the Year 2005, British Book Awards 2005, and Audiobook of the Year
1998
Survivor: Impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate did not vote to remove him from office The Capitol, Washington, District of Columbia USA with Clinton denied having "sexual relations" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky,   subsequently revealed his response to have been evasive. In a deposition Clinton denied having "sexual relations" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, but subsequently revealed his response to have been evasive.
1974
Candidate: Ran for a U.S. Congressional seat for Arkansas State of Arkansas, USA with Democrat party Unsuccessful in his bid, he faced defeat in this election 

Professional honors and awards

2013
Presidential Medal of Freedom President Barack Obama
2013
GLAAD Media Award  Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Avocate for Change
2007
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design)  Prize Sapling Foundation
2006
Liberty Medal National Constitution Center Co-recipient (with George H. W. Bush)
2006
Grand Companion of the Order of Logohu  Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea
2005
J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding Fulbright Program
2005
Knight Comander of the Most Courteous Order of Lesotho Kingdom of Lesotho
2005
Grammy Award National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences  Best Spoken Word Album for his autobiography,  My Life
2005
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Award for Humanitarian Contributions to the Health of Humankind National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
2005
Pasteur Foundation Award Institut Pasteur
2005
Named One of Most Influential People, Time magazine
2004
Grammy Award  National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Best Spoken Word Album for Children 
2001
Medal for Distinguished Public Service Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen 
2000
James Madison Award for Distinguished Public Service Whig-Cliosophic Society of Princeton University

Community

Community service

2009
Named United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti Haiti
2005
Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund Joined with former President George H.W. Bush to help with relief efforts
2005
Bush-Clinton Tsunami Fund Asia Named United Nations Special Enyoy for Tsunami Recovery, he joined with former President George H.W. Bush and established the relief fund

Club memberships

2014
Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund Organized to provide more than $100 million in educational assistance for the dependents of 9/11 victims Co-chair
2000
International AIDS Trust Honorary Chairman and Co-chair of the Advisory Board
1989
Task Force on Adolescent Education Carnegie Foundation Member

Community honors and awards

2011
Inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame Irish American Hall of Fame
2010
Person of the Year People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
2010
List of Widely Admired People of the 20th century The Gallup Organization Among eighteen included based on a poll of the American people

Education

University
Georgetown University Washington, District of Columbia USA Bachelor of Science Foreign Service 19641968 Elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the fraternity Alpha Phi Omega, and Kappa Kappa Psi, an honorary band fraternity
Law School
Yale Law School New Haven, Connecticut USA Juris Doctor Law
Master’s
University College, University of Oxford Oxford, England UK Philosophy, Politics and Economics 19681970 Rhodes Scholar
Native language
English

Honorary Degrees

2013
University of Central Florida  Orlando, Florida USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2013
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland UK Doctorate honoris causa
2011
University of Central Missouri  Warrensburg, Missouri USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2011
Mediterranean University in Montenegro Podgorica, Montenegro Doctorate
2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine  New York, New York USA
2009
McGill University  Montréal, Québec Canada Doctor of Humane Letters
2008
University of Hong Kong Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong Doctor of Laws
2007
University of Michigan  Ann Arbor, Michigan USA Doctor of Laws
2007
Rochester Institute of Technology  Henrietta, New York  USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2007
Knox College Galesburg, Illinois  USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2007
University New Hampshire Durham, New Hampshire USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2006
Pace University New York, New York USA Doctor of Humane Letters
2006
Tulane University New Orleans, Louisiana USA Doctor of Laws
2003
University of Pristina Pristina, Siberia Russia Doctorate
1993
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  Chapel Hill, North Carolina USA Doctor of Laws

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
August 19, 1946
Gender
Male
Place of birth
Hope, Arkansas USA
Marital status
Married

Marriage

1975–present
Hillary Diane (Rodham) Clinton 1 child Chelsea Victoria Clinton

Grandchildren & Great-grandchildren

Grandchildren
1

Parents

Father
William Jefferson Blythe III (biological/1917-1946) - Roger Clinton Sr. (step-father/1908-1967)
Mother
Virginia Dell (Cassidy) Blythe Clinton Kelly (1923-1994)

Grandparents

Father's father
William Jefferson BLYTHE Jr. (1884 –1935) and Allen W. CLINTON (1880-1965)
Father's mother
Lou Birchie (Ayers) Blythe (1893 –1946) and Eula (Cornwell) Clinton (1882-1975)
Mother's father
James Eldridge CASSIDY (1898-1957)
Mother's mother
Edith (Grisham) Cassidy  (1901-1968)