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Larry Craig
United States Senator
from Idaho
In office
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Jim McClure
Succeeded by Jim Risch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Idaho's 1st district
In office
January 5, 1981 – January 3, 1991
Preceded by Steve Symms
Succeeded by Larry LaRocco
Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2005
Preceded by John Breaux
Succeeded by Gordon Smith
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Arlen Specter
Succeeded by Daniel Akaka
Personal details
Born Larry Edwin Craig
July 20, 1945 (1945-07-20) (age 73)
Council, Idaho
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Suzanne Thompson
Residence Eagle, Idaho
Alma mater University of Idaho, George Washington University
Occupation Rancher
Religion Methodist
Military service
Service/branch United States Army National Guard
Years of service 1970–1972
Rank Private First Class
Unit Idaho National Guard

Larry Edwin Craig (born July 20, 1945) is an American politician. He is a former Republican politician from the U.S. state of Idaho. He served 18 years in the U.S. Senate (1991–2009), preceded by 10 years in the U.S. House, representing Idaho's first district (1981–91).

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