Mike Enzi

American politician

Michael Bradley "Mike" Enzi (February 1, 1944 – July 26, 2021)[2][3] was a United States Senator from Wyoming from 1997 to 2021. He was a member of the U.S. Republican Party.[2]

Mike Enzi
United States Senator
from Wyoming
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byAlan Simpson
Succeeded byCynthia Lummis
Chair of the Senate Budget Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byPatty Murray
Succeeded byBernie Sanders
Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byJudd Gregg
Succeeded byTed Kennedy
Member of the Wyoming Senate
from the 24th district
In office
December 13, 1991 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byKelly Mader[1]
Succeeded byRichard Erb
Mayor of Gillette
In office
Preceded byCliff Davis
Succeeded byHerb Carter
Personal details
Michael Bradley Enzi

(1944-02-01)February 1, 1944
Bremerton, Washington, U.S.
DiedJuly 26, 2021(2021-07-26) (aged 77)
Loveland, Colorado, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Diana Buckley (m. 1969)
EducationGeorge Washington University (BS)
University of Denver (MBA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1967–1973
UnitWyoming Air National Guard

Early life and education change

Enzi was born on February 1, 1944 in Bremerton, Washington. He studied at George Washington University and at University of Denver.

On May 4, 2019, Enzi announced that he would not seek reelection to a fifth term in the Senate.[4]

Personal life change

He was married to Diana Buckley. They had three children.

Enzi was a super-conservative, the term used for an extremely conservative person.[source?]

Six months after retiring from the Senate, Enzi was in a bicycle accident on July 23, 2021 in which he broke his neck and several ribs.[5] He died three days later at a hospital in Loveland, Colorado, aged 77.[6]

References change

  1. "Journal of the Wyoming Senate".[permanent dead link]
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Enzi, Mike". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  3. Gillette, Wyo. "Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident". [AP News.
  4. Everett, Burgess. "Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi will not run for reelection next year". POLITICO. Retrieved 2019-05-04.
  5. "Former U.S. Senator Mike Enzi hospitalized after bike accident". Gillette News Record. Retrieved July 26, 2021.
  6. Kane, Paul (July 27, 2021). "Former senator Mike Enzi dies after being injured in bike accident". The Washington Post. Retrieved July 27, 2021.

Other websites change

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