Elizabeth Lynne Cheney was born on July 28, 1966

In Madison, Wisconsin, the eldest of

Two daughters to former Vice President Dick Cheney

Former Second Lady Lynn Cheney

At the time of his birth, his parents were studying at

The University of Wisconsin-Madison

His younger sister, Mary Cheney, was also born in Madison

Cheney studied in the sixth and seventh grades in Casper

Wyoming, while his father campaigned for Congress

Family Casper and Washington, D.C

He divided his time between the 1970s and 1980s after

His father was elected to Congress

Cheney graduated from McLean High School in 1984

where she was a cheerleader

He graduated from Colorado College

His mother's parent institution

Where he wrote his senior thesis

The Evolution of Presidential War Powers.

He earned a doctorate of jurisprudence from

The University of Chicago Law School in 1996

While there, he also took Middle

Eastern history courses at the Oriental Institute