Since 2013, Massachusetts’ senior senator has been Elizabeth Ann Warren (née Herring), an American politician and former law professor.
She was born on June 22, 1949. Progressive Democratic Party member Warren has prioritized social safety net, economic opportunity, and consumer protection while serving in the Senate.
In the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries, Warren ran for president and ultimately came in third.
Elizabeth Warren Children
Warren and her husband relocated to Houston because he worked for IBM there. She studied at the University of Houston, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in speech pathology and audiology, before graduating in 1970.
When Jim was transferred, the Warren family relocated to New Jersey. Soon after finding out she was expecting, she made the decision to raise their daughter Amelia at home.
Warren began attending Rutgers Law School after Amelia turned two. She earned her Juris Doctor in 1976, and shortly after that, she aced the bar exam.
Warren unexpectedly became pregnant with their second child, Alexander, just before she graduated.
Who is Elizabeth Warren?
On June 22, 1949, Elizabeth Ann Herring gave birth to Warren in Oklahoma City. She is the fourth child of homemaker Pauline Louise (née Reed, 1912-1995) and World War II flight instructor Donald Jones Herring (1911-1997), both of whom belonged to the evangelical wing of the Protestant Methodist Church.
Warren has said that her early family life was “sort of hanging on at the edges by our fingernails” and that it was “on the ragged edge of the middle class.
” She was raised a Methodist, as were her three older brothers.