Joe Biden

Official portrait, 2021 - 46th President of the United States. Incumbent Assumed office -  January 20, 2021

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born on November 20, 1942, at St. Mary's Hospital in Scranton, Pennsylvania,

Biden's father had been wealthy, but suffered financial setbacks around the time Biden was born,

On August 27, 1966, Biden married Neilia Hunter (1942–1972), a student at Syracuse University,

On December 18, 1972, a few weeks after the election, Biden's wife Neilia and one-year-old daughter Naomi were killed in an automobile accident while Christmas shopping in Hockessin, Delaware.

Biden and his second wife, Jill, met in 1975 and married in 1977

In February 1988, after several episodes of increasingly severe neck pain, Biden was taken by ambulance to Walter Reed Army Medical Center for surgery to correct a leaking intracranial berry aneurysm.

From 1991 to 2008, as an adjunct professor, Biden co-taught a seminar on constitutional law at Widener University School of Law.