|United States Senator
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Roger Jepsen|
|Succeeded by||Joni Ernst|
|Born||Thomas Richard Harkin
November 19, 1939
|Children||Amy Harkin Goodrich
|Alma mater||Iowa State University(B.A.)
|Service/branch||United States Navy/United States Navy Reserve|
|Years of service||1962–1989|
|Unit||Naval Air Facility Atsugi/Guantanamo Bay/Reserves|
Tom Harkin (born November 19, 1939) is a retired American politician for the Democratic Party. From 1985 to 2015, he served as a junior Senator in Iowa. He also served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 1985.
In 2013 Harkin said he would retire from the Senate after completing his fifth term in 2015.
References[change | change source]
- "Senator Harkin -Biography". Harkin.senate.gov. http://www.harkin.senate.gov/abouttom.cfm. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
- Beaumont, Thomas (January 26, 2013). "Harkin won't seek 6th Senate term". Bigstory.ap.org. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ap-newsbreak-harkin-wont-seek-6th-senate-term. Retrieved 2014-03-04.