Bob Corker

American politician

Bob Corker (born August 24, 1952) is an American politician. From 2007 to 2019, he was the U.S. Senator from Tennessee. From 2001 to 2005, he was Mayor of Chattanooga.[1]

Bob Corker
United States Senator
from Tennessee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byBill Frist
Succeeded byMarsha Blackburn
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byBob Menendez
Succeeded byJim Risch
Mayor of Chattanooga
In office
April 16, 2001 – April 18, 2005
Preceded byJon Kinsey
Succeeded byRon Littlefield
Personal details
Born (1952-08-24) August 24, 1952 (age 71)
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of Tennessee

Corker was born on August 24, 1952 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He graduated from the University of Tennessee. He and his wife Elizabeth have two daughters.

On September 26, 2017, Corker announced that he would not run for re-election in 2018.[2]

References change

  1. "Corker, Robert (Bob)". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  2. SHERYL GAY STOLBERG (26 September 2017). "Tennessee's Bob Corker Announces Retirement from Senate". The New York Times.

Other websites change

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