Jim Webb

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Birthday
9, 1946
Birthplace
Saint Joseph, MO
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Saint Joseph, MO

About

US Senator from Virginia from 2007 to 2013. He is member of the Democratic party who advocates on issues of international relations and government accountability. He is also an author who has written several successful books including Fields of Fire about his experience in Vietnam.

Before Fame

He served in the Marines in the Vietnam War, where he received a Navy Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart and learned to speak Vietnamese.

Trivia

He won an Emmy for his 1983 PBS coverage of the U.S. Marines in Beirut.

Family Life

He has been married three times and has four grown children.

Associated With

Ronald Reagan appointed him Secretary of the Navy in 1987.