Tom Coburn

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Tom Coburn
United States Senator
from Oklahoma
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Don Nickles
Succeeded by James Lankford
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's 2nd district
In office
January 4, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Preceded by Mike Synar
Succeeded by Brad Carson
Personal details
Born March 14, 1948 (1948-03-14) (age 66)
Casper, Wyoming, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carolyn Coburn
Residence Muskogee, Oklahoma
Alma mater Oklahoma State University
Occupation physician
Religion Baptist

Thomas Allen "Tom" Coburn, M.D. (born March 14, 1948) is an American politician and medical doctor. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a U.S. Senator of Oklahoma from 2005 to 2015. He announced in January 2014 that he would leave the senate at the end of the 113th United States Congress and submitted his resignation letter to Governor of Oklahoma Mary Fallin.