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Dan Coats' Biography
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Daniel 'Dan' R. Coats
Wife: Marsha; 3 Children
JD, Indiana University, 1971
BA, Wheaton College, 1965
Republican Deputy Whip, United States Senate
Former Senator, United States Senate, 2011-2016
Senator, United States Senate, 1989-1998
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1981-1988
Former Member, Finance Committee, United States Senate
Former Chair, Joint Economic Committee, United States Senate
Former Member, Select Committee on Intelligence, United States Senate
Former Chair, Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure, United States Senate
Former Member, Subcommittee on Health Care, United States Senate
Former Member, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, United States Senate
Employed, Law Firm of King & Spalding
Employed, Life Insurance Company
Special Counsel, Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand
Ambassador, Federal Republic of Germany, United States Department of State, 2001-2005
District Representative, Office of Representative Dan Quayle, United States House of Representatives, 1976-1980
Private Practice Attorney, 1972
Staff Sergeant, United States Army, 1966-1968
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Allen County Bar Association
Member, Anthony Wayne Rehabilitation Center
Board Co-Chair, Center for Jewish and Christian Values
Co-Founder, Foundation for American Renewal
Board Co-Chair, Sagamore Institute for Policy
President, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fort Wayne, 1978-1980
Member, Indiana State Bar Association, 1972
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