|United States Senator|
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2015
Serving with John Boozman
|Preceded by||Mark Pryor|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Arkansas's 4th district
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Mike Ross|
|Succeeded by||Bruce Westerman|
|Born||May 13, 1974|
|Alma mater||Harvard University (A.B., J.D) Claremont Graduate University|
Combat Infantryman Badge
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||2005–2009 (Active Duty); 2010–2013 (Army Reserve)|
|Unit||101st Airborne Division/3rd Infantry Regiment. The Old Guard|
Tom Cotton (born May 13, 1977) is the junior United States Senator from Arkansas. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party. Cotton has been in Senate since January 3, 2015. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2015.
Cotton was born on May 13, 1977 in Dardanelle, Arkansas. He graduated from the Harvard University and attended, but did not graduate from, Claremont Graduate University. He is married to Jaime Gardner. They have one child.
In January 2016, Cotton became the first sitting United States senator to support Bernie Sanders for President of the United States.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Cotton, Tom". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
- ↑ "Tom Cotton supports Bernie Sanders for President". CNN.com. Retrieved January 6, 2016.