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Tim Johnson (U.S. Senator)

Personal data
Date of birthDecember 28, 1946(age 70)
Place of birthCanton, South Dakota
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseBarbara Brooks
ResidenceVermillion, South Dakota
Alma materUniversity of South Dakota (B.A., M.A., J.D.)
OccupationAttorney
ReligionLutheran
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1997
Serving with John Thune
Preceded byLarry Pressler
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 2011
Preceded byChris Dodd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Dakota's At-Large district
In officeJanuary 3, 1987 - January 3, 1997
Succeeded byJohn Thune
Preceded byTom Daschle
South Dakota State Senator
In office1983 - 1986
Member of the
South Dakota House of Representatives
In office1979 - 1982

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Timothy Peter "Tim" Johnson (born December 28, 1946) is the senior U.S. Senator from South Dakota, serving since 1997. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as the U.S. Representative for from 1987 to 1997, and in the state legislature from 1979 to 1986.


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