Deborah Ann STABENOW, Congress, MI (1950)
Senate Years of Service:2001-
STABENOW, Deborah Ann, a Senator and a Representative from Michigan; born in Gladwin, Mich., April 29, 1950; graduated, Clare High School; B.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing 1972; M.S.W. magna cum laude, Michigan State University, 1975; social worker; leadership training consultant; Ingham County commissioner 1975-1978; member, State house of representatives 1979-1990; member, State senate 1991-1994; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 2000, but was elected to the United States Senate for the term commencing January 3, 2001; reelected in 2006 for the term ending January 3, 2013; Democratic Conference secretary (2005-2007); Democratic Policy Committee vice-chair (One Hundred Twelfth Congress); chair, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (One Hundred Twelfth Congress).
Bibliography”Deborah A. Stabenow,” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2006.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present