The Religious Affiliation of U.S. Vice-President
Dick Cheney served as U.S. Vice-President since 2001 under Pres. George W. Bush.
Dick Cheney is a Methodist, as is Pres. Bush, the President he serves under.
From: John Aravosis, "Dick Cheney Bio" in U.S. Politics section of About.com website (http://uspolitics.about.com/newsissues/uspolitics/library/weekly/aa072400a.htm; viewed via archive.org on 29 November 2005):
The Washington Post reports that former Defense Secretary Dick Cheney is going to be George W. Bush's vice presidential choice...
Who is Dick Cheney?
- Born: January 30, 1941, in Lincoln, Nebraska, grew up in Casper, Wyoming.
- Age: 59.
- Family: Wife (Lynne, bio from AEI), 2 kids (Elizabeth, Mary).
- Education: University of Wyoming, degree in political science (1965).
- Religion: Methodist.
From: Political Graveyard website (http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/cheney.html#R9M0ISDZ5; viewed 29 November 2005):
Cheney, Richard Bruce (b. 1941) - also known as Richard B. Cheney; Dick Cheney - of Casper, Natrona County, Wyo. Born in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., January 30, 1941. Married, August 29, 1964, to Lynne Ann Vincent. Republican. U.S. Representative from Wyoming at-large, 1979-89; U.S. Secretary of Defense, 1989-93; Vice President of the United States, 2001-. Methodist. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on July 3, 1991. Still living as of 2003.
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