Candidate Christopher Coons, Democratic county executive for Delaware's New Castle County, is running for U.S. senator from Delaware against marketing consultant and Republican nominee Christine O'Donnell. As part of a Politics Daily series providing background about the major candidates in 2010, here are some answers to frequently asked questions about his life.
Is Christopher Coons married?
Who is Christopher Coons' wife?
Coons' wife is Annie Lingenfelter Coons.
How old is Christopher Coons' wife?
Annie Lingenfelter Coons is 44 years old.
What does Christopher Coons' wife do for a living?
Annie Lingenfelter Coons worked from 1989-1997 for previous New Castle County Executive Dennis Greenhouse
. She currently works with Christopher to introduce Coons' ideas
to the voters as he runs for Senate.
How long have Christopher Coons and his wife been married?
Coons and Annie Lingenfelter Coons have been married for 14 years, since 1996.
How and when did Christopher Coons and his wife meet?
Coons and his wife met working for the Delaware Council on Volunteerism. Says
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, "As governor, I appointed both Chris and Annie to serve on the Delaware Council on Volunteerism where they first met, fell in love and later married." They married in 1996.
Were either Christopher Coons or his wife married before?
No, neither Coons nor his wife was married before.
Does Christopher Coons have any children?
Coons and his wife Annie Lingenfelter Coons have three children: twins Michael and Jack, and daughter Maggie
Does Christopher Coons have any grandchildren?
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Read Christopher Coons' full bio on his official website.
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