Seth Moulton is a three-term US Representative from Massachusetts. He announced his run for President on April 22, 2019. (For debate info, visit our home page.)
Birthdate: October 24, 1978
Birthplace: Salem, Massachusetts
Birth name: Seth Wilbur Moulton
Father: Wilbur Thomas Moulton, Jr., a real estate attorney
Mother: Lynn Alice (Meader), a secretary
Marriage: Liz Boardman
Education: Harvard University, B.A., 2001; dual degree Harvard Kennedy School (public policy) and Harvard Business School (business), M.A., 2011.
Military: US Marine Corps, Iraq war 2001–2008, captain
Campaign website: https://sethmoulton.com/
- Moulton joined the Marine Corps after graduation, a few months before the September 11 attacks, and attended the Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia
- During the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Moulton led one of the first infantry platoons to enter Baghdad. He served a total of four tours of duty in Iraq from 2003 to 2008.
- After graduate school, Moulton worked for one year as managing director of the Texas Central Railway, a transportation firm.
- Elected to US House of Representatives for Massachusetts' 6th district for 2014, reelected 2016 and 2018.
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