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Jim Risch
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United States Senator
from Idaho
Assumed office
January 3, 2009
Serving with Mike Crapo
Preceded by Larry Craig
Lieutenant Governor of Idaho
In office
January 1, 2007 – January 3, 2009
Governor Butch Otter
Preceded by Mark Ricks
Succeeded by Brad Little
In office
January 3, 2003 – May 26, 2006
Governor Dirk Kempthorne
Preceded by Jack Riggs
Succeeded by Mark Ricks
Governor of Idaho
In office
May 26, 2006 – January 1, 2007
Lieutenant Mark Ricks
Preceded by Dirk Kempthorne
Succeeded by Butch Otter
President pro tempore of the Idaho Senate
In office
December 1982 – December 1, 1988
Preceded by Reed Budge
Succeeded by Mike Crapo
Personal details
Born March 5, 1943 (1943-03-05) (age 76)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Vicki Risch
Children 3
Alma mater University of Idaho (B.S, J.D)
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Website Senate website

Jim Risch (born May 3, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Idaho. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party and has been in Senate since January 3, 2009.

Risch was born on May 3, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Idaho. He is married to Vicki Risch. They have three children.


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