Ron Wyden

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Birthday
3, 1949
Birthplace
Kansas
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
3, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Kansas

About

Politician and Democrat who became a US Senator from Oregon in 1996 and is known for his emphasis on health care reform. He became the Chairman of the important Senate Committee on Finance in 2014.

Before Fame

He went University of California, Santa Barbara on a basketball scholarship.

Trivia

He alone supported his state's 'Death with Dignity' law in the Senate and he was one of the few Democrats in the Senate to question the nomination of John O. Brennan as the Director of the CIA.

Family Life

He has four children with his wife Nancy Wyden, whom he married in 2005.

Associated With

He co-sponsored a bill establishing a no-fly zone over Libya to keep Muamar Gadhafi from attacking his citizens.