Jim Inhofe

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Jim Inhofe
United States Senator
from Oklahoma
Assumed office
November 16, 1994
Serving with James Lankford
Preceded by David L. Boren
Chairman of the Senate Environment Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded by Barbara Boxer
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Jim Jeffords
Succeeded by Barbara Boxer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1987 – November 15, 1994
Preceded by James Jones
Succeeded by Steve Largent
32nd Mayor of Tulsa
In office
Preceded by Robert LaFortune
Succeeded by Terry Young
Personal details
Born James Mountain Inhofe
November 17, 1934 (1934-11-17) (age 81)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Kay Kirkpatrick
Children 4
Residence Tulsa, Oklahoma
Alma mater University of Tulsa
Occupation Businessman
Religion Presbyterianism
Website Senate website
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1956–1958
Rank Army-USA-OR-04b.svg Specialist 4

James Mountain "Jim" Inhofe (born November 17, 1934) is an American politician from Oklahoma. He is the senior senator of Oklahoma to the United States Senate, beginning in January 2015.