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Thanedar, Shri (D)

State Representative District 3
Office: S587 HOB
Term: 2021 New
Phone: (517) 373-0144
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Home Address:
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BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Shri THANEDAR, 64, a Detroit Democrat, is a 2018 gubernatorial candidate who finished third in the Democratic gubernatorial primary with 18% of the vote, but with a plurality of the vote in Detroit

WORK EXPERIENCE

Originally from Belgaum, India, Thanedar studied in India and worked with Bhabha Atomic Research Center before moving to the United States. He owned a small chemical services company, until he sold it to run for governor. 

EDUCATION

He earned his doctorate in polymer chemistry from the University of Michigan and became a U.S. citizen in 1988.

PERSONAL

Previously from Ann Arbor, Thanedar moved into the city of Detroit in early 2019. His life story is part of a book called “The Blue Suitcase.” 

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