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Orrin Hatch

Personal data
Date of birthMarch 22, 1934(age 82)
Place of birthPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Birth nameOrrin Grant Hatch
Political partyRepublican
SpouseElaine Hatch
ChildrenBrent Hatch
Scott Hatch
Marcia Hatch
Kimberly Hatch
Alysa Hatch
Jesse Hatch
ResidenceSalt Lake City, Utah
Alma materBrigham Young University (B.A.)
University of Pittsburgh (J.D.)
ReligionThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1977
Serving with Mike Lee
Preceded byFrank Moss
Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary
In officeJanuary 3, 1995 - January 3, 2001
Succeeded byPatrick Leahy
Preceded byJoe Biden
In officeJanuary 20 - June 6, 2001
Succeeded byPatrick Leahy
Preceded byPatrick Leahy
In officeJanuary 3, 2003 - January 3, 2005
Succeeded byArlen Specter
Preceded byPatrick Leahy
Chairman of the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee
In officeJanuary 3, 1981 - January 3, 1987
Succeeded byTed Kennedy
Preceded byHarrison A. Williams

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Orrin Grant Hatch (born March 22, 1934) is the senior United States Senator for Utah and is a member of the Republican Party. Hatch served as the chairman or ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee (depending on whether the Republicans controlled the Senate) from 1993 to 2005. He previously served as chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee from 1981 to 1987. He currently serves as ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee. Hatch also serves on the Board of Directors for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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