|Carl Milton Levin|
|United States Senator
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Robert P. Griffin|
|Succeeded by||Gary Peters|
June 28, 1934 |
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Alma mater||Swarthmore College
Carl Milton Levin (born June 28, 1934) is a retired American politician. He was a United States Senator of Michigan from 1979 to 2015. On March 7, 2013, Levin announced that he will retire in 2015.
Biography[change | change source]
Levin was born and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. He went to college at Swarthmore College, and he got his law degree from Harvard University. He then moved back to Michigan and was a lawyer and a teacher. In 1964 he became an assistant attorney general for Michigan. In 1969 he became a member of the Detroit city council. In 1979 he became a United States Senator. He was chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Family[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Carl Levin's background". senate.gov. Retrieved May 13, 2010.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Goldman Sachs to Face Senate’s Levin in Post-Crisis Reckoning, Christine Harper, Businessweek, April 26, 2010