|United States Senator|
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Don Nickles|
|Succeeded by||James Lankford|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Oklahoma's 2nd district
January 4, 1995 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||Mike Synar|
|Succeeded by||Brad Carson|
March 14, 1948|
Casper, Wyoming, U.S.
|Alma mater||Oklahoma State University|
Thomas Allen "Tom" Coburn, M.D. (born March 14, 1948) is an American politician and medical doctor. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a U.S. Senator of Oklahoma from 2005 to 2015. He announced in January 2014 that he would leave the senate at the end of the 113th United States Congress and submitted his resignation letter to Governor of Oklahoma Mary Fallin.