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Tom Harkin's Biography
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Thomas 'Tom' Harkin
Wife: Ruth; 2 Children: Amy, Jenny
JD, Catholic University of America Law School, 1972
BS, Economics, Iowa State University, 1962
BS, Government, Iowa State University, 1962
Senator, United States Senate, 1985-2014
Sought Democratic Nomination for President, 1992
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1975-1984
Democratic Nominee for United States House of Representatives, 1972
Member, Congressional Competitive Caucus
Chair, Congressional Populist Caucus
Member, Congressional Soybean Caucus
Commander, Congressional Squadron, Civil Air Patrol
Majority Trust Co-Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Member, Democratic Steering and Coordination Committee
Founder, Senate 4-H Caucus
Member, Senate Caucus on Mental Health
Co-Chair, Senate Human Rights Caucus
Co-Chair, Senate Rural Health Caucus
Member, Senate Sweetener Caucus
Member, Senate Tourism Caucus
Jet Pilot, United States Naval Reserves
Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy/United States Naval Reserves, 1962-1974
Attorney, Polk County Legal Aid, 1973
Congressional Aide, Congressman Neal Smith, 1969
Jet Pilot, United States Navy, 1962-1967
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Legion Post 562
Member, Board of Directors, Iowa Consumers League, 1974
Member, Iowa Bar Association, 1972
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