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Blanche Lincoln
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United States Senator
from Arkansas
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Dale Bumpers
Succeeded by John Boozman
Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee
In office
September 9, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Tom Harkin
Succeeded by Debbie Stabenow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by William Vollie Alexander Jr.
Succeeded by Robert Berry
Personal details
Born
Blanche Meyers Lambert

September 30, 1960 (1960-09-30) (age 59)
Helena, Arkansas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Steve Lincoln
Education University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Randolph College (BS)
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Blanche Meyers Lambert Lincoln (born September 30, 1960) is an American politician and lawyer. She was a U.S. Senator from Arkansas from 1999 to 2011. She was a member of the Democratic Party.

She was the first woman elected to the Senate from Arkansas and was the youngest woman ever elected to the Senate. She was in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Arkansas's 1st congressional district from 1993 to 1997.


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