UNITED STATES SENATE


[photograph of Senator Sarbanes] PAUL S. SARBANES, U.S. Senator from Maryland (Democrat)

309 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-4524
e-mail: senator@sarbanes.senate.gov
fax: (202) 224-1651
ttd: (202) 224-3452
web: sarbanes.senate.gov



Member of U.S. Senate since 1977. Member, Foreign Relations Committee, 1977- (subcommittee on near eastern & south asian affairs, 1977-; subcommittee on european affairs, 1981-; subcommittee on international economic policy, export & trade promotion, 1989-; subcommittee on african affairs, 1997-); Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, 1977- (ranking member); Committee on the Budget, 1993-; Joint Economic Committee, 1995-. Chair, Maryland Congressional Delegation. Regional Vice-Chair, Democratic Policy Committee.

Legislative draftsman, Department of Legislative Reference, 1961 session of General Assembly. Administrative assistant to Walter W. Heller, chair of President's Council of Economic Advisers, 1962-63. Executive director, Charter Revision Commission, Baltimore City, 1963-64. Member, Maryland House of Delegates, 1967-71. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1967; Ways and Means Committee, 1968-71. Vice-Chair, Baltimore City Delegation, 1968. Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1971-77. Member, Judiciary Committee; Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee; Select Committee on House Reorganization. Member, Bainbridge Re-Use Advisory Committee, 1996-97. Born in Salisbury, Maryland, February 3, 1933. Attended Wicomico Senior High School; Princeton University, A.B., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1954; Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford University, first class B.A., honours in School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, 1957; Harvard University School of Law, LL.B., cum laude, 1960. Law clerk to Judge Morris A. Soper, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1960-61. Attorney; in private practice, 1961-62, 1965-70. Member, Maryland State Bar Association. Congressional Recognition Award, International Association of Fire Fighters, 1999. Member, Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, Baltimore. Married to Christine Dunbar Sarbanes; three children; two grandchildren.

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