Phil Gramm

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Phil Gramm
United States Senator
from Texas
In office
January 3, 1985 – November 30, 2002
Preceded byJohn Tower
Succeeded byJohn Cornyn
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 6, 2001
Preceded byPaul Sarbanes
Succeeded byPaul Sarbanes
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byAl D'Amato
Succeeded byPaul Sarbanes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1985
Preceded byOlin E. Teague
Succeeded byJoe Barton
Personal details
Born(1942-07-08)July 8, 1942
Fort Benning, Georgia
Political partyDemocratic (1978–1983)
Republican (1983–present)
Spouse(s)Wendy Lee Gramm
Alma materUniversity of Georgia

Phil Gramm (born July 8, 1942) is an American economist and politician. He is a former United States Senator from Texas. He was a member of both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate.[1] He unsuccessfully ran for President in 1996.

Gramm was born on July 8, 1942 in Fort Benning, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia. He is married to Wendy Lee Gramm. They have two children.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gramm, William Philip (Phil)". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 15, 2015.

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