Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Mitt Romney - 10 Fun Facts (Mormon, Ann, Bain, Olympics, Missionary, Bishop, Beatles, Harvard, Governor, $250 Million)

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Mitt Romney -10 Fun Facts!!
  1. Mitt was born on March 12, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan to George & Lenore Romney. His full name is Willard Mitt Romney, named after his father's friend, hotel Magnate John Willard Marriot (JW Marriott). Middle name Mitt is for Milton Romney, his father's cousin and a former Chicago Bears quarterback.
  2. Mitt is an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (a Mormon). At the age of 19, he voluntarily served an unpaid 30 month mission in France. He also served as an unpaid Bishop of his Ward for 5 years and later an unpaid Stake President for 8 years.
  3. He married Ann Davies on March 21, 1969. The next day Mitt and Ann were sealed in the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple. Mitt & Ann are the parents to 5 boys; Tagg Romney, Craig Romney, Matt Romney, Josh Romney, Ben Romney.
  4. Mitt Graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts (BA). Then earned dual degrees from Harvard Law and Harvard Business School; a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and Juris Doctor (JD).
  5. Mitt founded the investment firm Bain Capital in 1984. Under his leadership, Bain Capital helped to launch or rebuild over one hundred companies, including household names such as Staples, Brookstone, Domino's, and The Sports Authority.
  6. Romney was elected the 70th Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 eliminating a $3 billion deficit without borrowing or raising taxes, and accumulated a $2 billion "rainy day fund".
  7. Mitt salvaged the 2002 Winter Olympic Games from complete disaster. He took no pay for this job, and in a short period, he cleaned up the organization's leadership, fixed the budget, and restored public confidence and staged one of the most successful games ever held on U.S. soil.
  8. Mitt is a huge Beatles fan!!!
  9. His favorite movie is "O Brother where art thou", and can quote the entire movie.
  10. Mitt Romney has an estimated net worth of $250 Million
Citations: www.mittromney.com, www.Biography.com

Mini Bio Video: (courtesy of www.Biography.com)
 
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 Mitt Romney & Ann Davies at Romney's High School Senior Prom
 

Mitt Romney & Ann Davies Wedding Announcement

Mitt & Ann Romney married on March 21, 1969

Mitt & Ann Romney with sons Tagg & Craig Romney


Mitt Romney with his baby boy
 


 Mitt & Ann Romney with their 4 boys

 Mitt & Ann Romney with their 5 boys

 Mitt & Ann Romney on vacation with their 5 boys


 Mitt Romney Founded Investment Firm Bain Capitol 


 Mitt Romney was President of the successful Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics

 Mitt Romney giving a speech at the 2002 Winter Olympics

Romney was elected the 70th Governor of Massachusetts in 2002


 Mitt Romney 2012 Presidential Campaign with Family

 Mitt Romney Smiling & waving during his 2012 Presidential Campaign

 Mitt Romney during his 2012 Presidential debate

 Mitt & Ann Romney during his 2012 Presidential Campaign

 Mitt Romney smiling during one his his speeches

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Mitt & Ann Romney
 


 Mitt Romney introduces his new VP Paul Ryan on August 11, 2012 


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 Ann & Mitt Romney at the Republican Convention on August 28, 2012
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