Tammy Baldwin

American lawyer and politician (born 1962)

Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin (born Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin; February 11, 1962) is the junior United States Senator from Wisconsin and a member of the Democratic Party. She previously served as the U.S. Representative from Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district from 1999 to 2013, as well as serving three terms in the Wisconsin Assembly representing the 78th district.

Tammy Baldwin
United States Senator
from Wisconsin
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Serving with Ron Johnson
Preceded byHerb Kohl
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byScott Klug
Succeeded byMark Pocan
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 78th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1999
Preceded byDavid Clarenbach
Succeeded byMark Pocan
Personal details
Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin

(1962-02-11) February 11, 1962 (age 62)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
ResidenceMadison, Wisconsin
Alma materSmith College
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Campaign website

Baldwin was born on February 11, 1962 in Madison, Wisconsin.[1] She is of Russian-German descent. Baldwin studied at Smith College and at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the first woman elected to represent Wisconsin in the Senate, and the first openly gay U.S. Senator in history.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Baldwin, Tammy. "About". Friends of Tammy Baldwin. Archived from the original on November 11, 2020. Retrieved June 23, 2012.

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