Sylvester Salcedo

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Sylvester Salcedo
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Connecticut
High schoolCranwell School in Lenox, Massachusetts
Bachelor'sHoly Cross
Master'sU.S. Naval War College (1991)
Ph.D.Suffolk University Law School (1994)
BirthdayNovember 25, 1956
Place of birthMinneapolis, Minnesota
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Sylvester Salcedo was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Connecticut.


Salcedo was born on November 25, 1956 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[1]


  • Cranwell School in Lenox, Massachusetts
  • Holy Cross, B.A. degree in Religious Studies
  • 1991: U.S. Naval War College, M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies
  • 1994: Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts



  • Commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy from Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI on February 16, 1979, Served 20 years on active and reserve duty.



See also: United States Senate elections in Connecticut, 2012

Salcedo was running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Connecticut. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[2] The Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state government elections signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was June 12, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012.


Salcedo is married to Dr. Timothea Ryan.[1] They have one son, Leonardo, and they live in Orange, Connecticut.[1]

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