Beau Biden was the son of Joe Biden who was a Vice President of United States of America. He is from Wilmington, Delaware and worked as Politician, Lawyer and Officer at Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. In 2003 he used to work in military service and later politics captured his interest. He also fought with Brain Cancer for 5 years and made his health worse.
Beau was born on 18th December 1972 in Wilmington, Delaware. . His parents are Neilia Biden and Joe Biden who worked in US senate from 1973-2003 and also as Vice President from 2009-2017. His siblings are Hunter Biden and Naomi Biden. On 18th December 1972 Beau, Hunter, Naomi and his mother met with an accident. Beau and Hunter were severely injured while Naomi and his mother lost their life. Since then his dad always supported him and so did, they. They supported their father with his second marriage with Jill Jacobs and later in June 1977 they welcomed a baby girl. He went to Archmere Academy and the University of Pennsylvania in 1951. He also attended Syracuse University College of Law.
Beau Biden Career
In 2003 he went to The JAG school at University of Virginia as member of the Delaware Army National Guard. On 3rd October 2008 was deployed in Iraq and went to Fort Bliss, Texas for pre-deployment training. In September 2009 he returned from Iraq and completed his yearlong duty. He later announced that he will actively participate as working as Officer’s seniors’ staff at Delaware. In 2006 at his Political career he first ran for Attorney General of Delaware. He won the election with around 5% point.
Later Biden started to run for senate and made his decision in final in January. On 25th January he focused on Early Bradley case which was about Child Molestation and he was also running for Senate also. Again, on 2nd November 2010 with a large margin, he left Doug Campbell behind and was re-elected as Delaware Attorney General for the second time. He also had futures plan where he intends to run for Governor of Delaware in 2016 election, but due to his illness, it was not possible. Currently, in 2020 his father Joe Biden is running for President in the United States of America.
Awards and Nominations
On 4th November 2015, he was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award as the highest honour given by Hugh O’ Brian Youth Leadership for his services to the society. At his funeral, he was awarded the Legion of Merit Award for serving in Iraq War by General Odierno. In 2016 a portion of 21st Century Cures Act was named the “Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot” initiative after him. In 2020 presidential election Joe Biden mentioned his son and comparing him with Pete Buttigieg, a former South Bend Mayor.
Beau Biden Biography
|Real Name||Joseph Robinette “Beau” Biden III|
|Birth Date||3 February 1969|
|Died||30 May 2015|
|Birth Place||Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.|
Beau Biden Physical Statistics
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimetres – 182 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 78 kg – in Pounds – 171 lbs|
|Chest Size||39 inches|
|Waist Size||36 inches|
|Biceps Size||15 inches|
|Shoe Size||10 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Mother||Neilia Hunter Biden|
|School||University of Pennsylvania|
|Is he a Gay?||No|
Personal Life & Cause of Death
In 2020 Beau tied a knot with Hallie Biden and have two kids together named Ron Olivere and Joan Olivere. In May 2010 he complained about headache, numbness and paralysis and was rushed to Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. The report said that it was a mild stroke and was transferred to Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia to be under observation. Later he was again hospitalised at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston where he was diagnosed with Brain cancer in August 2013.
His chemo treatment was started and was stable. After two years on 20th May 2015, he complained of recurrence brain cancer symptoms and was admitted at Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Maryland. He lost fighting his cancer battle for 5 years on 30th May 2015. His funeral was held at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church on 6th June 2015. Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Ray Odierno and Mitch McConnell attended his funeral. The Lead singer of Coldplay band “Chris Martin” sang at his funeral.
He runs an NPO named as Beau Biden Foundation which aims at protecting children from domestic violence such as Child Abuse. This can be only prevented by educating adults and children and with various child welfare programmes. This will help in protecting children laws around the country. Along with that he also supported Gay and Transgender Rights.
- Nantucket is a place where the family had been celebrating Thanksgiving for the last 26 years.
- He served at Delaware National Guard for one year in Iraq and won a Bronze Star.
- Beau gave a heart-warming speech at Democratic National Convention about his father.
- Beau had really pleasing and friendly characteristic and was often considered as a “Rockstar” according to New Castle Country Executive “Tom Gordon”.
- He has always stood for equality and in support of 2013 legislation about legalizing Gay marriage.