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BALDWIN, Tammy

1962–

Biography

BALDWIN, Tammy, a Senator and a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., February 11, 1962; graduated from Madison West High School, Madison, Wis., 1980; A.B., Smith College, Northampton, Mass., 1984; J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wis., 1989; lawyer, private practice; Dane County, Wis., board of supervisors, 1986-1994; member of the Wisconsin state assembly, 1993-1999; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-January 3, 2013); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; Democratic Conference secretary (2017-).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division

Madison, WI
Papers: 1981-1998, 1.4 cubic feet. The papers document the early political career of Tammy Baldwin through her tenure in the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Oral History: In "Gay Madison: A History," 1996, 0.1 cubic foot. This oral history project includes an interview of Tammy Baldwin by Brian J. Bigler.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Tammy Baldwin" 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: Government Printing Office, 2006.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Energy and Commerce
  • House Committee - Judiciary
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