Patrick J. Leahy
- Senator from Vermont (Democrat), USA
1961, graduate, Saint Michael's College, Colchester; 1964, Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center. Eight years as State Attorney, Chittenden County. 1974, elected to the US Senate, active on human rights issues; Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee; Senior Member and Chairman, Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, Agriculture and Appropriations Committees; Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Congressional Internet Caucus; Co-Chair, Senate National Guard Caucus. Recipient of awards, including: installed in Freedom of Information Act Hall of Fame (1996); John Peter Zenger Press Freedom Award; Harry S. Truman Award, National Guard Association (2003).