Jim Inhofe

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Jim Inhofe
United States Senator
from Oklahoma
In office
November 16, 1994 – January 3, 2023
Preceded byDavid L. Boren
Succeeded byMarkwayne Mullin
Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee
In office
September 6, 2018[a] – February 3, 2021
Preceded byJohn McCain
Succeeded byJack Reed
Chair of the Senate Environment Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byBarbara Boxer
Succeeded byJohn Barrasso
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byJim Jeffords
Succeeded byBarbara Boxer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1987 – November 15, 1994
Preceded byJames R. Jones
Succeeded bySteve Largent
32nd Mayor of Tulsa
In office
Preceded byRobert LaFortune
Succeeded byTerry Young
Personal details
James Mountain Inhofe

(1934-11-17) November 17, 1934 (age 89)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kay Kirkpatrick
EducationUniversity of Tulsa (BA)
WebsiteSenate website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1956–1958
Rank Specialist 4

James Mountain "Jim" Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. He was the U.S. senator of Oklahoma from 1994 to 2023. In February 2022, Inhofe announced his retirement effective next year.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. How the oldest Senate ever is taking a toll on the business of Washington
  2. Martin, Jonathan (2022-02-24). "James Inhofe, Oklahoma Senator, Is Said to Plan an Early Retirement". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-02-25.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Served as acting chairman in the absence of John McCain from December 2017 – September 6, 2018.[1]

Other websites[change | change source]

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