BIOGRAPHIES: Ralph Northam & E.W. Jackson


Associated Press

Posted on November 3, 2013 at 3:17 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 3 at 3:26 PM

NAME: Ralph S. Northam.

AGE: 54. Born Sept. 13, 1959, in Nassawadox, Va.
HOME: Norfolk.
OCCUPATION: Child neurologist, state senator, assistant professor of neurology at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
EXPERIENCE: Member of Virginia Senate, 2008-present.
EDUCATION: Virginia Military Institute, bachelor's degree; Eastern Virginia Medical School, medical degree.
FAMILY: Wife, Pam; children Wes and Aubrey.
NAME: E.W. Jackson.
AGE: 61. Born Jan. 13, 1952. Chester, Pa.
HOME: Chesapeake.
OCCUPATION: Baptist minister, attorney.
EXPERIENCE: Has never held political office. Founder of Exodus Faith Ministries; president of STAND, a national organization dedicated to "restoring America's founding values."
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Harvard Law School, Harvard Divinity School.
FAMILY: Wife, Theodora; three children.