Who is Sarah Bloom Raskin?

By: Abrar Khan

Sarah Bloom Raskin was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1961 and attended Amherst College where she earned her bachelor’s degree in economics.

She received her law degree from Harvard Law School in 1986 and went on to get her first job at the firm Mayer Brown and Platt in New York City.

Her career took her to Arnold & Porter focusing on corporate finance before getting a job as an attorney for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs in 1993.

Sarah Raskin made history as the first woman to become Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Department in 2014.

How did she meet her husband?

She met her husband, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland) while she was pursuing her law degree at Harvard Law School.

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They met in a constitutional law class and Jamie Raskin told Bethesda Magazine he couldn't stop staring at her.

Does she have children?

Sarah and Jamie Raskin have two daughters, Hannah, 29, and Tabitha, 25, and a son Thomas who was 25 years old when he committed suicide on December 31, 2020.

The Raskin family has been open about their son's mental health issues and hopes to help others who suffer from mental illness and raise awareness.

Sarah Bloom Raskin Bio 

Born: 15 April 1961 (age 60 years), Medford, Massachusetts, United States Spouse: Jamie Raskin (m. 1990) Previous office: United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury (2014–2017) Party: Democratic Party Children: Thomas Bloom Raskin, Tabitha Claire Raskin, Hannah Grace Raskin Parents: Herbert Bloom, Arlene Bloom Education: Amherst College, Harvard Law School, Harvard University