Quick Facts Of Seth Moulton
Celebrated Name Seth Moulton Age 41 Years Nick Name Seth Birth Name Seth Wilbur Moulton Birth Date 1978-10-24 Gender Male Profession Politician Spouse Liz Boardman (m. 2017) Education Harvard Kennedy School (2008–2011), Harvard Business School (2008–2011), Harvard University (2001) Parents Tom Moulton, Lynn Moulton Siblings Eliza Moulton, Cyrus Moulton Awards Bronze Star Medal ribbon.svg Bronze Star (2) with valor Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal ribbon.svg Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with valor Children 1 Political Inclination Democratic Net Worth $20 million.
Seth Wilbum Moulton popularly known as Seth Moulton is an American politician. He is serving as the US Representative for Massachusetts’s 6th congressional district since 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, Moulton is a former Marine Corps officer. He was seen as a potential presidential candidate for the Democratic nomination in 2020. He announced his candidacy for 2020 presidential election on 22 April 2019.
What is Seth Moulton Famous For?
- Announced his Democratic nomination for 2020 presidential election.
Where was Seth Moulton Born?
Seth Moulton was born on 24 October 1978. His birth name is Seth Wilbur Moulton. He was born to a father, Wilbur Thomas Moulton, Jr., and a mother, Lynn Alice. His birthplace is in Salem, Massachusetts in the United States. He holds American nationality. He has 2 siblings, a brother, Cyrus, and a sister, Eliza. He grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
He attended Harvard University. He graduated from Harvard with a Bachelors of Arts in physics in 2001. He gave the Undergraduate English Oration at his commencement, focusing on the importance of service.
He joined the Marine Corps after graduating from Harvard.
Upon serving four tours in Iraq, he earned his master’s degrees in business and public policy in a dual program at Harvard.
After graduating from Harvard University, he joined the United States Marine Corps in 2001.
He attended the Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia.
He graduated with the rank of second lieutenant in 2002.
He was among the first service members to enter Baghdad at the beginning of the Iraq War.
He took part in 2003 Battle of Nasiriyah, 2004 Battle of Najaf.
He received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in battle.
He served four tours in Iraq.
He was discharged from the Marine Corps with the rank of captain.
He co-hosted a television program with his Iraqi interpreter, Mohammed Harba in 2003.
He was frequently interviewed about his experiences as an officer in Iraq between 2003 and 2008.
He was featured in the 2007 Academy Award-nominated documentary No End in Sight.
after returning from his active duties with the Marines, he earned a master’s degree in business and public policy in 2011.
he then worked as a managing director of the Texas Central Railway for a year.
He and his graduate school classmate founded Eastern Healthcare Partners in 2011. The company raised investor funds and drafted a partnership agreement with John Hopkins School of Medicine.
He entered politics in 2014 running for Massachusetts’s 6th congressional district. He announced his candidacy in the 2014 congressional race for Massachusetts’ 6th district in July 2013.
He defeated Richard Tisei in the general election.
He was sworn into the 114th US Congress in January 2015.
He is a member of the Congressional Arts Caucus and the Climate Solutions Caucus.
He won the reelection in 2016. He was uncontested in the reelection.
2020 presidential campaign
He has been seen as a potential candidate for the Democratic nomination for 2020 US presidential election. He traveled in early primary states such as Iowa and New Hampshire in March 2019.
He officially announced his candidacy on 22 April 2019.
He appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America just after announcing his run for president, where he said, “I’m not a socialist. I’m a Democrat. And I want to make that clear.”
Who is Seth Moulton Married to?
Seth Moulton is a married man. He is married to Liz Boardman. She is a senior client partner at an executive search firm. He announced in June 2013 on Twitter that he was engaged to his girlfriend. The couple got married on 22 September 2017 at the Old North Church, Marblehead, Massachusetts. The couple has a daughter together named Emmy, born in October 2018.
Did You Know?
- His father is a real estate attorney, whereas his mother is a secretary.
- He was a star running back for the 2000 Harvard Crimson football team in his senior season.
- He has admitted using marijuana and supports its legalization.
- He opposed sending US troops back to Iraq in 2014.
- He co-sponsored the “Cyber Ready Workforce Act” in September 2018.
- He is an avid proponent of public transportation and frequently rides the commuter rail.
- He supports the expansion of nuclear energy.