Herb Kohl

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Herb Kohl
Herbert Kohl, official photo.jpg
United States Senator
from Wisconsin
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byWilliam Proxmire
Succeeded byTammy Baldwin
Chairman of the Senate Special Aging Committee
In office
January 4, 2007 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byGordon H. Smith
Succeeded byBill Nelson
Personal details
Born (1935-02-07) February 7, 1935 (age 85)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin
Harvard Business School
Signature
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1958–1964
UnitArmy Reserve

Herbert H. "Herb" Kohl (born February 7, 1935) is an American businessman and politician. He is a former United States Senator from Wisconsin serving from January 3, 1989 through January 3, 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Kohl is also a philanthropist and the former owner of the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association.[1] He did not seek reelection in 2012 and his term ended on January 3, 2013. He was succeeded by fellow Democrat Tammy Baldwin.

References[change | change source]

  1. "10 Things You Didn't Know About Herb Kohl". US News. Retrieved 2014-08-08.

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