Saxby Chambliss

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Birthday
10, 1943
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Scorpio

About

Republican politician who became a United States Senator from Georgia in 2003 and chaired the House Committee investigation of the 9/11 attacks. From 2005-2007, he was also the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Before Fame

He worked his way through the University of Georgia, earning a degree in business and receiving a student deferment during the Vietnam War. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives for eight years before joining the Senate.

Trivia

He was one of the "Gang of Six" senators who came together to form a bipartisan proposal to the U.S. debt ceiling crisis of 2011.

Family Life

He married Julianne Chambliss in 1966, the year he graduated from college.

Associated With

His election helped Newt Gingrich and the Senate Republicans take control of Congress.