Paul Sarbanes

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Paul Sarbanes
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United States Senator
from Maryland
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byJohn Glenn Beall Jr.
Succeeded byBen Cardin
Chair of the Senate Banking Committee
In office
June 6, 2001 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byPhil Gramm
Succeeded byRichard Shelby
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1977
Preceded byEdward Garmatz
Succeeded byBarbara Mikulski
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1973
Preceded byGeorge Hyde Fallon
Succeeded byMarjorie Holt
Personal details
Born
Paul Spyros Sarbanes

(1933-02-03)February 3, 1933
Salisbury, Maryland, U.S.
DiedDecember 6, 2020(2020-12-06) (aged 87)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Cause of deathHeart failure
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Christine Dunbar
Children3 (including John)
EducationPrinceton University (BA)
Balliol College, Oxford (BA)
Harvard University (LLB)

Paul Spyros Sarbanes (February 3, 1933 – December 6, 2020) was an American politician and attorney. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977 and as a United States Senator from 1977 to 2007 representing Maryland.[1]

Sarbanes died at his home in Baltimore, Maryland from heart failure on December 6, 2020 at the age of 87.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paul S. Sarbanes, U.S. Senator (Maryland)". Msa.md.gov. Retrieved August 11, 2013.
  2. Paul Sarbanes, U.S. Senator Who Co-Wrote Anti-Fraud Law, Dies at 87