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Blanche Lincoln

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Blanche Lincoln
United States Senator
from Arkansas
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2011
Preceded byDale Bumpers
Succeeded byJohn Boozman
Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee
In office
September 9, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Preceded byTom Harkin
Succeeded byDebbie Stabenow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byWilliam Vollie Alexander Jr.
Succeeded byRobert Berry
Personal details
Blanche Meyers Lambert

(1960-09-30) September 30, 1960 (age 63)
Helena, Arkansas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Steve Lincoln
EducationUniversity of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Randolph College (BS)

Blanche Meyers Lambert Lincoln (born September 30, 1960) is an American politician and lawyer. She was a U.S. Senator from Arkansas from 1999 to 2011. She was a member of the Democratic Party.

She was the first woman elected to the Senate from Arkansas and was the youngest woman ever elected to the Senate.[1] She was in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Arkansas's 1st congressional district from 1993 to 1997.

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  1. "Biography". U.S. Senator Blance Lincoln. Archived from the original on December 2, 2009. Retrieved January 27, 2020. {{cite news}}: More than one of |archivedate= and |archive-date= specified (help); More than one of |archiveurl= and |archive-url= specified (help)