Jim Risch

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Birthday
3, 1943
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Republican politician who became a US Senator from Idaho in 2009 and who represents his state on committees of energy and natural resources. He also served as the 31st Governor of Idaho from 2006 to 2007.

Before Fame

He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at the University of Idaho.

Trivia

He was defeated in 1974 in a state senate race that was Idaho's most expensive political contest at the time.

Family Life

He has three children and six grandchildren with his wife of over forty years.

Associated With

He served on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee alongside Dan Coats.