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Mike Enzi
Mike Enzi, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Wyoming
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2021
Preceded by Alan Simpson
Succeeded by Cynthia Lummis
Chair of the Senate Budget Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2021
Preceded by Patty Murray
Succeeded by Bernie Sanders
Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Judd Gregg
Succeeded by Ted Kennedy
Member of the Wyoming Senate
from the 24th district
In office
December 13, 1991 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by Kelly Mader
Succeeded by Richard Erb
Mayor of Gillette
In office
1975–1983
Preceded by Cliff Davis
Succeeded by Herb Carter
Personal details
Born
Michael Bradley Enzi

(1944-02-01)February 1, 1944
Bremerton, Washington, U.S.
Died July 26, 2021(2021-07-26) (aged 77)
Loveland, Colorado, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
Diana Buckley (m. 1969)
Children 3
Education George Washington University (BS)
University of Denver (MBA)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service Flag of the United States Air Force United States Air Force
Years of service 1967–1973
Unit Wyoming Air National Guard

Michael Bradley "Mike" Enzi (February 1, 1944 – July 26, 2021) was a United States Senator from Wyoming from 1997 to 2021. He was a member of the U.S. Republican Party.

Early life and education

Enzi was born on February 1, 1944 in Bremerton, Washington. He studied at George Washington University and at University of Denver.

On May 4, 2019, Enzi announced that he would not seek reelection to a fifth term in the Senate.

Personal life

He was married to Diana Buckley. They had three children.

Enzi was a super-conservative, the term used for an extremely conservative person.

Six months after retiring from the Senate, Enzi was in a bicycle accident on July 23, 2021 in which he broke his neck and several ribs. He died three days later at a hospital in Loveland, Colorado, aged 77.

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