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Dan Sullivan's personal and professional timeline

Dan Sullivan's personal and professional timeline:

November 1964 -- Born in Ohio. Grew up near Cleveland.

1983 -- Graduates from Culver Military Academy, a private prep school in Indiana.

1987 -- Graduates magna cum laude from Harvard University with an economics degree.

1987-89 -- On scholarship at the University of Birmingham in Britain.

1993 -- Graduates from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with a law degree and a master's in foreign service.

1993 -- Enlists in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a 2nd lieutenant, deploys to the western Pacific with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit during the 1995 Taiwan Strait crisis.

1994 -- Marries Julie Fate in her hometown of Fairbanks.

1997 -- Completes Marine Corps active duty. Moves to Fairbanks, serves as a captain in the Marine Reserves and a law clerk for 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Andrew Kleinfeld.

1998 -- Moves to Anchorage to clerk for Warren Matthews, then-chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court.

1999 -- Applies for his first Alaska Permanent Fund dividend.

2000 -- Applies for permanent fund dividend.

2000 -- Joins Anchorage office of the Perkins Coie law firm.

September 2000 -- Buys a three-bedroom, three-bath home on the Anchorage Hillside.

2001 -- Applies for a permanent fund dividend.

2002 -- Applies for a permanent fund dividend.

August 2002 -- Moves to Washington, D.C., to begin a fellowship in Bush White House as a director for National Security and National Economics councils.

2003 -- Applies for permanent fund dividend while living in Washington, D.C. Dividend applications for Sullivan and family rejected, though past White House fellows from Alaska kept their residency and received PFDs, his campaign says.

April 2004 -- Doesn't vote in the Anchorage municipal election.

August 2004 -- Doesn't vote in the Alaska primary.

November 2004 -- Votes absentee in the Alaska general election.

December 2004 -- Recalled to active duty in the Marines with the rank of major. Wife and three daughters move from Washington to the family's Anchorage home during his deployment, which ended in April 2006.

April 2005 -- Doesn't vote in the Anchorage municipal election.

April 2006 -- Votes a questioned ballot in the Anchorage municipal election, which includes then-Mayor Mark Begich running for re-election.

May 2006 -- Returns to Washington, D.C. Sworn in in June as assistant secretary of state for economic, energy and business affairs under Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

August 2006 -- Doesn't vote in the Alaska primary, in which then-Gov. Frank Murkowski faces challenger Sarah Palin.

November 2006 -- Votes absentee in the Alaska general election.

December 2006 -- Buys house in Bethesda, Md., for $1.3 million. Declares the house his family's principal residence, qualifying them for Montgomery County property tax breaks in 2007 and 2008.

April 2007 -- Doesn't vote in the Anchorage municipal election.

April 2008 -- Doesn't vote in the Anchorage municipal election.

August 2008 -- Doesn't vote in the Alaska primary.

November 2008 -- Votes absentee in the Alaska general election. At the time he is declaring his Maryland home his principal residence.

April 2009 -- Doesn't vote in the Anchorage municipal election.

June 2009 -- Returns to Alaska to become Palin's third attorney general.

September 2009 -- Applies for a one-day, nonresident fishing license.

April 2010 -- Votes a questioned ballot in the Anchorage municipal election.

April 2010 -- Sells the Bethesda, Md., house.

July 2010 -- Applies for an Alaska resident seven-day commercial crew license and a resident sport fishing and hunting license. Says he has been in Alaska for one year.

August 2010 -- Votes in person in the Alaska primary.

November 2010 -- Votes early in the Alaska general election.

December 2010 -- Moves from attorney general to natural resources commissioner.

2011 -- Applies for permanent fund dividend.

January 2011 -- Applied for a free resident military hunting and fishing license. Says he has lived in Alaska for one year, nine months. Doesn't apply for a 2012 license.

April 2011 -- Doesn't vote in the Anchorage municipal election.

July 2011 -- Applies for a resident sportfishing license. Says he has lived in Alaska for two years.

2012 -- Applies for permanent fund dividend.

April 2012 -- Votes in person in the Anchorage municipal election.

August 2012 -- Votes in person in the Alaska primary.

November 2012 -- Votes in person in the Alaska general election.

2013 -- Applies for permanent fund dividend.

April 2013 -- Doesn't vote in the Anchorage municipal election.

June 2013 -- Buys four-bedroom, 31/2-bath home on the Hillside.

July 2013 -- Applies for a free military hunting and fishing license. Says he had lived in Alaska for 10 years. (Sullivan knew his residency would be a campaign issue, his campaign says.) Deploys late that month to Afghanistan for six weeks of active duty.

August 2013 -- Sells original Hillside home.

Sept. 11, 2013 -- Tells Gov. Sean Parnell he is resigning effective Sept. 24.

Oct. 15, 2013 -- Announces that he is running for U.S. Senate.

April 2014 -- Votes in person in the Anchorage municipal election.

Compiled by Lisa Demer from Alaska voting records, Permanent Fund Division records, Anchorage property records, Montgomery County property records, state Recorder's Office records, biographical information, Sullivan campaign and interviews.

 



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