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Chuck Grassley

Personal data
Date of birthSeptember 17, 1933(age 82)
Place of birthNew Hartford, Iowa
Political partyRepublican
SpouseBarbara Grassley
ChildrenLee Grassley
Wendy Grassley
Robin Grassley
Michele Grassley
Jay Grassley
ResidenceNew Hartford, Iowa
Alma materUniversity of Northern Iowa (B.A., M.A.)
ReligionBaptist - BGC
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1981
Serving with Tom Harkin
Preceded byJohn Culver
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance
In officeJanuary 3, 2003 - January 3, 2007
Succeeded byMax Baucus
Preceded byMax Baucus
Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging
In officeJanuary 7, 1997 - January 3, 2001
Succeeded byJohn B. Breaux
Preceded byWilliam Cohen
In officeJanuary 20, 2001 - June 6, 2001
Succeeded byJohn B. Breaux
Preceded byJohn B. Breaux
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Iowa's 3rd district
In officeJanuary 3, 1975 - January 3, 1981
Succeeded byT. Cooper Evans
Preceded byH.R. Gross
Member of the
Iowa House of Representatives
In office1959 - 1974

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Charles Ernest "Chuck" Grassley (born September 17, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from Iowa (1981 � present). A member of Republican Party, he previously served in the served in the United States House of Representatives (1975 � 1981) and the Iowa state legislature (1959 � 1974). He was chairman of the Senate Finance Committee from January to June 2001 and from January 2003 to December 2006. He is currently the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee.

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