Kent Conrad

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Kent Conrad
Kent Conrad official portrait.jpg
United States Senator
from North Dakota
In office
December 15, 1992 – January 3, 2013
Serving with John Hoeven
In the Class I seat since December 15, 1992
Preceded byJocelyn Burdick
Succeeded byHeidi Heitkamp
In office
In the Class III seat
January 3, 1987 – December 15, 1992
Preceded byMark Andrews
Succeeded byByron Dorgan
Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget
In office
January 4, 2007 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byJudd Gregg
Succeeded byPatty Murray
In office
June 6, 2001 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byPete Domenici
Succeeded byDon Nickles
In office
January 3 – January 20, 2001
Preceded byPete Domenici
Succeeded byPete Domenici
Tax Commissioners of North Dakota
In office
1981–1987
GovernorAllen I. Olson
George Sinner
Preceded byByron Dorgan
Succeeded byHeidi Heitkamp
Personal details
Born (1948-03-12) March 12, 1948 (age 70)
Bismarck, North Dakota
Political partyDemocratic-NPL
Spouse(s)Pam Schafer (divorced),
Lucy Calautti
ChildrenJessamyn Conrad
ResidenceBismarck, North Dakota
Alma materStanford University (B.A.)
George Washington University (M.B.A.)
OccupationCivil servant
ReligionUnitarian Universalist[1]

Gaylord Kent Conrad was the Senior Senator of North Dakota. He took office as senator on January 3 1987 and is currently serving with Junior Senator John Hoeven. He was the chairman of the Senate Budget Committee. He is a member of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, the North Dakota affiliate of the Democratic Party.

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