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.
|United States Senator|
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Roger Jepsen|
|Succeeded by||Joni Ernst|
Thomas Richard Harkin
November 19, 1939
|Children||Amy Harkin Goodrich|
|Alma mater||Iowa State University(B.A.)|
The Catholic University of America(J.D.)
|Branch/service||United States Navy/United States Navy Reserve|
|Years of service||1962–1989|
|Unit||Naval Air Facility Atsugi/Guantanamo Bay/Reserves|
In 2013 Harkin said he would retire from the Senate after completing his fifth term in 2015.
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