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John Spencer

 
played Leo McGarry in The West Wing

Personal Background:
- Born in Boston, raised in Chicago
- Father committed suicide during the 195?
- Has struggled with an addiction to alcohol and valium
- Passed away during election night after suffering a fatal heart attack, buried in Arlington National Cemetery
Family:
- Spouse: Jenny, divorced in November 1999
- Children: Mallory
- Siblings: Sisters Elizabeth and Josephine
Education:
- Undergraduate: Michigan
- Attended Law School
Military Background:
- Air Force pilot during Vietnam War
- Achieved the rank of colonel prior to retiring from the military
Political Background:
- Secretary of Labor, 19??-1997
- Campaign manager for Bartlet, 1997-1999
- White House Chief of Staff, 1999-2005
- Senior Counselor to the President, 2005
- Democratic Party Vice Presidential Nominee, 2005-2006