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Shelley Moore Capito
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United States Senator
from West Virginia
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded by Jay Rockefeller
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Bob Wise
Succeeded by Alex Mooney
Member of the West Virginia House of Representatives
from the 31st district
In office
December 1, 1996 – December 1, 2000
Personal details
Born (1953-11-26)November 26, 1953
Glen Dale, West Virginia
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Charles Capito
Children Charles
Alma mater Duke University
University of Virginia
Occupation Politician

Shelley Moore Capito (born November 26, 1953) is an American politician. On January 3, 2015, she became the junior U.S. Senator from West Virginia. She was in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2015. She was in the West Virginia state legislature from 1996 to 2000.

Capito was born on November 26, 1953 in Glen Dale, West Virginia. Her father was former Governor of West Virginia Arch A. Moore, Jr.. She was educated at the Holton-Arms School, Duke University, and the University of Virginia. She is married to Charles Capito. They have three children.

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