- Associated Press - Friday, March 28, 2014

A quick look at the biographical details of the 2014 Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania governor:


NAME: Rob McCord

AGE: 54

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: A.B., economics and history, Harvard University (1982); MBA, University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School (1989).

EXPERIENCE: CEO, Congressional Institute for the Future (1989-93); vice president, Safeguard Scientifics Inc. (1994-1998); Eastern Technology Council (CEO 1996-2001, chairman 2001-2007); state treasurer (2009-present).

FAMILY: McCord and his wife Leigh live in Bryn Mawr. They have two sons.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: robmccord.com


NAME: Katie McGinty

AGE: 50

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: B.S., chemistry, St. Joseph’s University (1985); J.D., Columbia University Law School (1988).

EXPERIENCE: Chairwoman, White House Council on Environmental Quality (1993-1998); secretary of state Department of Environmental Protection (2003-2008); senior vice president, Weston Solutions environmental engineering firm (2010-2013).

FAMILY: McGinty and her husband Karl Hausker live in Wayne. They have three daughters.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: katiemcginty.com


NAME: Allyson Schwartz

AGE: 65

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: B.A., sociology, Simmons College (1970), M.S.W., Bryn Mawr College (1972).

EXPERIENCE: Co-founder and director of a Philadelphia women’s health center (1975-1988), deputy and acting commissioner of Philadelphia Department of Human Services (1988-1990), state senator (1990-2004), U.S. representative, (2005-present).

FAMILY: Schwartz and her husband Dr. David Schwartz live in Rydal. They have two grown sons.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: allysonschwartz.com


NAME: Tom Wolf

AGE: 65

PARTY: Democrat

EDUCATION: B.A., Dartmouth (1972); M.Phil., University of London (1978), PhD., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1981).

EXPERIENCE: Peace Corps volunteer in India (1968-1970), headed The Wolf Organization Inc., a building-products company based in York, (1985-2006, 2009-present), secretary of state Revenue Department (2007-08).

FAMILY: Wolf and his wife Frances live in Mount Wolf. They have two grown daughters.

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE: wolfforpa.com

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