|United States Senator
January 3, 2001
Serving with Gary Peters
|Preceded by||Spencer Abraham|
|Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry|
January 3, 2011
|Preceded by||Blanche Lincoln|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 8th district
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||Dick Chrysler|
|Succeeded by||Mike Rogers|
|Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 24th district
|Preceded by||Bill Sederberg|
|Succeeded by||Joe Schwarz|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 58th district
|Succeeded by||Dianne Byrum|
|Member of the Ingham County Board of Commissioners|
|Born||Deborah Ann Greer
April 29, 1950
|Spouse(s)||Dennis Stabenow (until 1990)
Tom Athans (2003-2010)
Gina Athans (stepdaughter)
|Alma mater||Michigan State University (B.A., M.S.W.)|
Deborah Ann Greer "Debbie" Stabenow (born April 29, 1950) is a United States Senator from Michigan. She become a member of the Senate in 2001. Before that, she was a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Biography[change | change source]
Stabenow was born in Gladwin, Michigan. She went to high school in Clare, Michigan. She earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from Michigan State University. After college she had some jobs in state government and was also a social worker. She became a member of the US House of Representatives in 1997, and she became a member of the US Senate in 2001.
References[change | change source]
- "Michigan Roundup: Political News" (PDF). Public Sector Reports. January 12, 1990.
- "1998 Official Michigan General Election Results - 24th District State Senator 4 Year Term (1) Position". Michigan Department of State. February 9, 1999. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
- "Dems gain ground in Michigan House". The Argus-Press. November 7, 1990.
- "Members of Congress / Debbie Stabenow". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 21, 2010.
Other websites[change | change source]
- United States Senator Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senate website