|United States Senator
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||William Proxmire|
|Succeeded by||Tammy Baldwin|
|Chairman of the Senate Special Aging Committee|
January 4, 2007 – January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Gordon H. Smith|
|Succeeded by||Bill Nelson|
February 7, 1935 |
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin
Harvard Business School
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1958–1964|
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. 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]
- "10 Things You Didn't Know About Herb Kohl". US News. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biography at WhoRunsGov.com at The Washington Post
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Congressional profile at GovTrack.us
- Congressional profile at OpenCongress
- Issue positions and quotes at On The Issues
- Financial information at OpenSecrets.org
- Staff salaries, trips and personal finance at LegiStorm.com
- Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission
- Appearances on C-SPAN programs
- Collected news and commentary at The New York Times