Interesting facts you should know about Sri Srinivasan

Sri Srinivasan

Facts about Sri Srinivasan you must know

  • Sri Srinivasan was born Padmanabhan Srikanth Srinivasan in Chandigarh.
  • His father was from Mela Thiruvenkatanthapuram, a village in Tamil Nadu. He has two younger sisters. His father emigrated to Lawrance, Kansas in the late 1960s.
  • His father worked as a professor of mathematics at the University of Kansas while his mother taught at the Kansas Art Institute and later worked at the University of Kansas computer science department.
  • Srinivasan graduated from Lawrance High School, where he played basketball with the future NBA star Danny Manning.
  • Srinivasan earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in 1989.  He then went on to earn a JD/MBA from Stanford Law School and Stanford Graduate School of Business.
  • His professional career began when he started working as a law clerk for United States Court of Appeals for a fourth circuit judge, following which he was a clerk for the US Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O’ Conner.
  • Srinivasan then went on to work for various law firms and also became a partner of one of the law firms.
  • He is also a lecturer at Harvard Law School. In 2005, he received the Office of the Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence from the United States Department of Defense.
  • After Obama nominated him for Supreme Court of the United States, he became the first Indian-American Hindu candidate for the Supreme Court.
  • Srinivasan is a resident of Arlington, Virginia. He has two children Maya and Vikram, who are twins.


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