Barbara Boxer

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Barbara Boxer
United States Senator
from California
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 1993
Serving with Dianne Feinstein
Preceded by Alan Cranston
Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 4, 2007
Preceded by James Inhofe
Chairwoman of the Senate Select Committee on Ethics
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 4, 2007
Preceded by George Voinovich
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Phillip Burton
Succeeded by Lynn C. Woolsey
Marin County Board of Supervisors
In office
1977–1983
Personal details
Born Barbara Levy
November 11, 1940 (1940-11-11) (age 73)
Brooklyn, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Stewart Boxer
Children Douglas Boxer
Nicole Boxer
Residence Rancho Mirage, California[1]
Alma mater Brooklyn College (B.A.)
Occupation Politician
Website boxer.senate.gov

Barbara Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is the junior United States Senator from California. She is a member of the Democratic Party and has been on the senate since January 1993. Before that, she was in the United States House of Representatives. She was also on the Board of Supervisors of Marin County, California.

Early life[change | change source]

Boxer was born in Brooklyn, New York.[2] She attended Brooklyn College.

Personal life[change | change source]

Her daughter, Nicole Boxer married Tony Rodham (the brother of former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton) at the White House in 1994. They divorced in 2000.

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