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Romney, Mitt



Mitt Romney (1947-) is a prominent American businessman politician.

Willard Mitt Romney was born March 12, 1947, in Detroit, Michigan. In 1984, he founded the investment firm Bain Capital. He ran for United States senator in Massachusetts in 1994 but lost the election to Edward Kennedy. Romney was president and CEO of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee responsible for the 2002 Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City. Romney ran for Massachusetts governor, and was elected in 2003, serving until 2007. In 2012, Romney was a United States presidential candidate. In 2019, Romney became a United States senator representing Utah. He and his wife Ann have five sons.

Citation:, June 7, 2011 (Mitt Romney; b. March 12, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan; founded Bain Capital; ran for Senate in 1994; 2002 winter Olympics; served as Massachusetts governor; ran for US president in 2012)

Library of Congress Authority record (Mitt Romney)

Turnaround, 2004, back cover (Mitt Romney; has five sons; m. Ann)

Newsweek, Aug. 1, 1994:p. 25 (Mitt Romney; W. Mitt Romney)

Nation, 14 Nov. 1994:p. 569 (W. (for Willard) Mitt Romney)

Wikipedia WWW site, June 29, 2007(under Mitt Romney: Willard Milton Romney; b. Mar. 12, 1947, Detroit; governor of Massachusetts, Jan. 2, 2003-Jan. 4, 2007; 2019 senator of Utah)

Wikipedia, via WWW, 13 June 2011 (Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and Republican political figure. Born in Detroit, Michigan. Residence: Belmont, Massachusetts; San Diego, California. Alma mater: Stanford University; Brigham Young University; Harvard Business School; Harvard Law School.)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

George W. Romney Institute of Public Management collection on George W. Romney

Identifier: MSS 7639
Scope and Contents Materials in the collection include various newspaper and magazine articles, campaign buttons, and publications related to the life and career of George W. Romney. Many newspaper and magazine articles feature the Romney family and contextualize George Romney and his career within his family life. Later materials include articles reporting the naming of the Romney Institute of Public Management after George Romney. The collection also includes speeches given by George Romney and materials...
Dates: 1942-2007

George W. Romney Institute of Public Management papers on George W. Romney politics, approximately 1946-2007

Identifier: MSS 7639 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains the political papers of George Romney, including speeches and clippings from magazines and newspapers. Also includes interviews, funeral service programs, campaign materials, and correspondence. There are some photographs. These pertain to volunteerism, economics, and political issues Romney faced as Cabinet member and Governor of Michigan. A few files also pertain to the political careers and lives of Lenore Romney and Mitt Romney. Dated circa 1946-2007.

Dates: approximately 1946-2007

Robert C. O'Brien collection on Mitt Romney campaign

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8827
Scope and Contents Contains primarily materials related to Mitt Romney's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. The main categories flagged within the chronological body of the collection (although there are no series separations) by O'Brien's legal secretary are general professional correspondence, photographs, articles, political chronology, and miscellanea. The collection also contains speech transcripts, presentations, court and other legal documents, press releases and other news highlights, patents and...
Dates: 2006-2015

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Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 2
Civic Activism 2
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Michigan 2
Pins (Jewelry) 2