Ben Nelson

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Birthday
17, 1941
Birthplace
Nebraska
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Nebraska

About

American lobbyist, politician, and member of the Democratic Party who was a Senator from Nebraska from 2001 to 2013. He previously served his state as its Governor from 1991 to 1999.

Before Fame

He grew up in rural McCook, in southwest Nebraska.

Trivia

His announced retirement in 2011, which unfortunately put a wrench in the Democratic party plans to regain a majority in the Senate.

Family Life

He has four children with his wife Diane.

Associated With

He was on the shortlist to become George W Bush's agriculture secretary in 2004.