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Carl Levin

Personal data
Date of birthJune 28, 1934(age 82)
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseBarbara Halpern-Levin
ChildrenKate Levin
Laura Levin
Erica Levin
ResidenceDetroit, Michigan
Alma materSwarthmore College (B.A.)
Harvard University (J.D.)
ProfessionLawyer
ReligionJudaism
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1979
Serving with Debbie Stabenow
Preceded byRobert P. Griffin
Chairman of the
Senate Committee on Armed Services
Assumed officeJanuary 4, 2007
Preceded byJohn Warner
In officeJune 6, 2001 - January 3, 2003
Succeeded byJohn Warner
Preceded byJohn Warner
In officeJanuary 3, 2001 - January 20, 2001
Succeeded byJohn Warner
Preceded byJohn Warner

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Carl Milton Levin (born June 28, 1934) is a United States Senator from Michigan, serving since 1979. He is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He has been Michigan's senior senator since 1995. He has served as a U.S. Senator longer than any Senator in Michigan history. He was elected to a sixth term in 2008, which will end in January 2015. He is the younger brother of U.S. Representative Sander M. Levin.


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