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Jun 18, 1937

John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV was born in New York City

1957

Jay Rockefeller went to the International Christian University in Tokyo

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1960

Jay Rockefeller returned from the International Christian University in Tokyo

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1964

Jay Rockefeller came to West Virginia as a poverty volunteer with Action for Appalachian Youth

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1966

Jay Rockefeller filed as a Kanawha County candidate for the House of Delegates

1967

Jay Rockefeller married Sharon Percy

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1968

Jay Rockefeller announced his candidacy for secretary of state

Nov 05, 1968

Jay Rockefeller was elected Secretary of State

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1970

The first indication of Jay Rockefeller's intention to run for governor came when he spoke out against strip mining

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1972

Jay Rockefeller announced his candidacy for governor

Jan 15, 1973

Jay Rockefeller's term as secretary of state ended

1975

Jay Rockefeller submitted his resignation as president of West Virginia Wesleyan College

Nov 02, 1976

Jay Rockefeller was elected governor, defeating Cecil Underwood by largest margin in state's history

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1977

John D. "Jay" Rockefeller IV became the 29th governor

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1978

Senator Jay Rockefeller became the chairman of the President's Commission on Coal

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1979

Gov. Jay Rockefeller persuades legislature to gradually eliminate the 3% sales tax on food

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Nov 04, 1980

Jay Rockefeller defeated Arch A. Moore Jr. for reelection as governor

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Nov 06, 1984

Jay Rockefeller was elected to the U.S. Senate

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Nov 06, 1990

Jay Rockefeller was reelected to the U.S. Senate

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1992

Jay Rockefeller successfully backed the Coal Act to ensure continued funding of the UMWA health insurance

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Nov 05, 1996

Jay Rockefeller was reelected to the U.S. Senate

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Nov 05, 2002

Jay Rockefeller was reelected to the U.S. Senate

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2004

Speculation spread that Jay Rockefeller would be selected as John Kerry's vice-presidential running mate

2005

Jay Rockefeller was vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee

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