Bruce Mann is the longtime husband of Massachusetts Senator, former teacher & law professor, Elizabeth Warren.
Bruce’s wife has served as the Bay State’s Senior Senator since 2013.
Elizabeth was a law professor for more than 30 years at Rutgers University, the University of Houston, University of Texas-Austin, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University. Last month she officially announced her candidacy for the 2020 presidential campaign.
Meet her husband of decades below.
#1 He has an academic career
Bruce Mann is also a Harvard professor, in fact, he is the Carl F. Schipper, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and a legal historian. Bruce did his undergraduate study at Brown and received his law degree and Ph.D. in history from Yale.
Bruce Mann has taught American legal history, property, and trusts and estates law at Harvard since 2006.
#2 His work has been lauded
Mann has won awards for his latest book Republic of Debtors: Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence—which covers debt in America in the 18th century.
#3 He is Elizabeth’s second husband
The two have been married since 1980 –after meeting at a law conference in Florida. At the time, Elizabeth had divorced first husband, Jim Warren. The former couple was married for a decade from 1968 until 1978.
#4 He is a father and grandfather
Though Bruce Mann and Elizabeth never had any children of their own, he quickly became a paternal figure for her children, Amelia and Alexander –born from her first marriage. Nowadays, the couple are the proud grandparent to three grandchildren.
#5 He keeps a low profile
He was born Bruce Hartling Mann in 1950; in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Though he keeps a relatively low profile, Mann is regularly seen with her for campaign events and, of course, big moments like her Senate swearing-in.