David Vitter

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David Vitter
David Vitter-112th congress-.jpg
United States Senator
from Louisiana
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byJohn Breaux
Succeeded byJohn Neely Kennedy
Chairman of the Senate Small Business Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byMaria Cantwell
Succeeded byJim Risch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 1st district
In office
May 29, 1999 – January 3, 2005
Preceded byBob Livingston
Succeeded byBobby Jindal
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
from the 81st district
In office
1992–1999
Preceded byDavid Duke
Succeeded byJennifer Sneed Heebe
Personal details
Born (1961-05-03) May 3, 1961 (age 57)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Wendy Baldwin
ChildrenFour children, including twin daughters
Alma materHarvard University
Magdalen College, Oxford
Tulane University
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David Vitter (born May 3, 1961) is an American politician, lawyer and lobbyist. He was the United States Senator from Louisiana from 2005 to 2017. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party and has been in Senate since January 3, 2005. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005.[1]

Vitter was born on November 17, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He studied at Harvard University, at Magdalen College, Oxford, and at Tulane University. He is married to Wendy Baldwin. They have four children.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vitter, David". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 9, 2015.

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