Lamar Alexander

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U.S. Senate (Tennessee Sr)


Family: Wife: Honey Buhler; 4 Children: Andrew, Leslee, Kathryn, William

Born: 07/03/1940 Maryville, TN

Home: Nashville, Tennessee

Religion: Presbyterian

Education: JD, New York University Law School, 1965 BA, Latin American History, Vanderbilt University, 1962

Profession: Lawyer, Law Firm of Fowler, Roundree and Robertson, 1993-present Lawyer, Law Firm of Baker, Worthington, Crossley, Stansberry and Woolf, 1998 Lawyer, Law Firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell, 1993-1995 Chair, Republican Exchange Satellite Network, 1993-1995 President, University of Tennessee, 1988-1991 Chair, Leadership Institute at Belmont University, 1987-1988 Co-Founder, Corporate Child Care Services with 1200 employees today, 1987 Special Counsel to Senate Minority Leader Howard Baker, 1977 Commentator, WSM Television in Nashville, 1975-1977 Lawyer/Founding Partner, Law Firm of Dearborn and Ewing, 1970-1976 Executive Assistant to Bryce Harlow, White House Congressional Liaison for President Richard Nixon, 1969-1970 Legislative Assistant, Tennessee Republican Senator Howard Baker, 1967-1968 Law Clerk, United States Circuit Court Judge John Minor Wisdom, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, New Orleans, 1965-1966 Author Goodman Professor, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 2002-present Primary candidate, United States President, 2000 Candidate for United States President, 1996 Secretary, Department of Education, 1991-1993 Governor of Tennessee, 1979-1987 Candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1974 Director, Tennessee Governor Winfield Dunn's Election Campaign, 1970 Director, Howard Baker's campaign for United States Senate, 1966

Congressional Membership: Chairman, President Reagan's Commission on Americans Outdoors Chairman, Senate Republican Conference Chairman, Tennessee Valley Authority Caucus, 2003-2004

Organization Membership: President/Co-Director, Empower America, 1994-1995 Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, 1994-1995 President, Common Arms Outdoors, 1985-1987 Chair, National Governors' Association, 1985-1986 Member, Phi Beta Kappa Member, Tennessee Bar Association Elder, Westminster Presbyterian Church




Environment and Public Works

Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

Rules and Administration

Subcommittee on Children and Families

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Energy And Water Development

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government

Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Public Sector Solutions to Global Warming, Oversight, and Children's Health Protection

Subcommittee on Retirement and Aging

Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife