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Tim Johnson

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Tim Johnson
Official portrait, 2009
United States Senator
from South Dakota
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byLarry Pressler
Succeeded byMike Rounds
Chair of the Senate Banking Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byChris Dodd
Succeeded byRichard Shelby
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Dakota's at-large district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byTom Daschle
Succeeded byJohn Thune
Member of the South Dakota Senate
In office
January 1983 – January 1987
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
In office
January 1979 – January 1983
Personal details
Timothy Peter Johnson

(1946-12-28) December 28, 1946 (age 77)
Canton, South Dakota, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Barbara Brooks (m. 1969)
Children3, including Brendan
EducationUniversity of South Dakota (BA, MA, JD)
WebsiteSenate website

Timothy Peter Johnson (born December 28, 1946) is a retired American lawyer and politician. He was a United States Senator from South Dakota from 1997 to 2015. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was the United States Representative for South Dakota's at-large congressional district from 1987 to 1997.

Johnson chose not to run for reelection in 2014.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sen. Tim Johnson to retire in 2014, giving GOP new pickup target". The Hill. Retrieved March 25, 2013.