2012 Utah candidate filings: U.S. Senate

Published: Thursday, April 12 2012 5:30 p.m. MDT

Dan Liljenquist, Republican Next » 2 of 16 « Prev
Faces primary election June 26



AGE: 37

HOME CITY: Bountiful

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in economics from Brigham Young University; law degree from the University of Chicago.

PERSONAL: Wife, Brooke; six children.

CAREER: Worked at Bain Consulting and eventually joined telemarketing firm FOCUS Services LLC as president and chief operating officer. Sold his interest in the company in January.

OF NOTE: In 2008, Liljenquist was participating in a humanitarian mission to build schools in Guatemala when his plane crashed and killed 11 of the 14 people on board. The crash shattered bones in both of his legs.
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