PHOTOS & VIDEOS
Mitt Romney: A LifeAugust 28, 2012
Father and Son
A Big Win
After leaving American Motors Corporation, George Romney (right) was elected governor of Michigan, in 1962. Here, Mitt Romney (left) celebrates with his parents and two sisters. (His brother is not pictured.) George Romney served the state from 1963 to 1969. He ran for President in 1968, but lost the Republican nomination to Richard Nixon.
A Special Day
Mitt Romney and Ann Davies first met in elementary school. They married on March 21, 1969, at the home of Ann’s parents, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Soon after, the couple returned to school at Brigham Young University, in Utah. After graduating in 1971, Romney went on to attend Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, in Massachusetts. He graduated in 1975.
Ready to Serve
Romney was a successful businessman before deciding to run for governor of Massachusetts. He won the election. In this January 2, 2003, photo, Romney is taking the oath of office. Romney served one term, but did not run for reelection. Instead, he ran for President. He lost the 2008 Republican nomination to John McCain.
All in the Family
Mitt and Ann Romney have five sons—Tagg, Matt, Josh, Ben and Craig— and 18 grandchildren. This family photo was taken in Dearborn, Michigan, on February 13, 2007.