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Jill Biden Biography

Birth Name:
Jill Tracy Jacobs
Birth Place:
Hammonton, New Jersey, United States

Fast Facts

  • Is of English, Scottish, and Italian descent
  • Was born in her grandparents'house in Hammonton, New Jersey
  • Was raised in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
  • Was proposed several times by her husband, Joe, to marry him
  • Met her husband, Joe, on a blind date arranged by her brother-in-law
  • In 1993, she founded the Biden Breast Health Initiative, a nonprofit organization to provide free health awareness programs of breast health to schools and communities in Delaware
  • In 2012, she released a children's book with their family experience as deployed soldier family
  • Is an adjunct professor at the Northern Virginia Community College in Virginia
  • Is the first lady in office with a doctorate degree
  • Has been an advocate for the economic empowerment and education of girls and women worldwide, community colleges, cancer education, prevention, and many other causes over the years

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