Russ Feingold

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Russ Feingold
Russ Feingold Official Portrait 3.jpg
United States Senator
from Wisconsin
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Bob Kasten
Succeeded by Ron Johnson
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 27th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Everett Bidwell
Succeeded by Joseph Wineke
Personal details
Born Russell Dana Feingold
(1953-03-02) March 2, 1953 (age 65)
Janesville, Wisconsin
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Sue Levine (m. 1977–1986; divorced)
Mary Speerschneider (m. 1991–2005; divorced)
Christine Ferdinand (m. 2013)
Relations Dena Feingold (sister)
Residence Middleton, Wisconsin
Alma mater University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A.)
University of Oxford (B.A.)
Harvard Law School (J.D.)
Occupation Politician
Attorney
Religion Judaism

Russell Dana "Russ" Feingold (born March 2, 1953) is an American politician and lawyer from the state of Wisconsin. He was a member of the Democratic Party of the United States Senate (1993 to 2011) and a Wisconsin State Senator (1983-1993).

On May 14, 2015 he announced his candidacy for a 2016 U.S. Senate run against the incumbent Senator, Ron Johnson.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kevin Robillard (14 May 2015). "Feingold running for Wisconsin Senate". POLITICO.