Carl Levin facts for kids
Carl Milton Levin
|United States Senator
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 2015
|Preceded by||Robert P. Griffin|
|Succeeded by||Gary Peters|
|Born||June 28, 1934
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Alma mater||Swarthmore College
Levin was born and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. He went to college at Swarthmore College, and he got his law degree from Harvard University. He then moved back to Michigan and was a lawyer and a teacher. In 1964 he became an assistant attorney general for Michigan. In 1969 he became a member of the Detroit city council. In 1979 he became a United States Senator. He was chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
In 1961 Levin married Barbara Halpern. They have three daughters and five grandchildren. Carl's brother Sandy is a member of the United States House of Representatives.
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Senator Levin and Senator John Warner (R-VA) listen to Admiral Mike Mullen's Senate confirmation hearing for becoming Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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