Born two-and-a-half years into Joe’s marriage to school sweetheart Neilia Hunter Biden, Joseph Robinette ‘Beau” Biden III definitely appeared the probably to enter the household enterprise. 

“I at all times knew that Beau would observe in his dad’s footsteps,” Dr. Jill Biden (who, for the report, gave that Rolex to her husband for Christmas one yr) advised Vanity Fair of the son she met shortly after her and Joe’s first date in 1975. “He cherished politics; he cherished the campaigns, the picnics and coffees and parades.”

At Joe’s alma mater, Delaware’s Archmere Academy, Beau’s tendency to be a rule-follower earned him his nickname of “The Sheriff,” youthful brother Hunter Biden shared with The New Yorker in 2019. “If we needed to leap off a cliff right into a watering gap, I’d say, ‘I am prepared, let’s go,’ and Beau would say, ‘Wait, wait, wait, earlier than we do it, be certain there are no rocks down there.'”

His first marketing campaign noticed him elected pupil physique president with Hunter, simply 12 months his junior, serving to to go out marketing campaign flyers. Constructing a powerful resume, Beau adopted up faculty on the College of Pennsylvania with legislation college at Syracuse (graduating in 1994, 26 years after Dad) earlier than working as a federal prosecutor and in personal observe in Philadelphia.