Beau Biden, Son of Vice President Joe Biden, Has Died – Beau Biden died of brain cancer at the age of 46 on Saturday.
Beau, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, was being treated at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, at the time of his death. The Iraq War veteran and former attorney general of Delaware had previously planned to run for the state’s governorship in 2016.
Vice President Biden commented on his son’s death in the following statement released by the White House: It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer with the same integrity, courage and strength he demonstrated every day of his life.
President Barack Obama also honored Beau’s memory, sharing his thoughts in the following statement: Michelle and I are grieving tonight. Beau Biden was a friend of ours. His beloved family — Hallie, Natalie, and Hunter — are friends of ours. And Joe and Jill Biden are as good as friends get.