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Phil Gramm
United States Senator
from Texas
In office
January 3, 1985 – November 30, 2002
Preceded by John Tower
Succeeded by John Cornyn
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 6, 2001
Preceded by Paul Sarbanes
Succeeded by Paul Sarbanes
In office
January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2001
Preceded by Al D'Amato
Succeeded by Paul Sarbanes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1985
Preceded by Olin E. Teague
Succeeded by Joe Barton
Personal details
Born (1942-07-08)July 8, 1942
Fort Benning, Georgia
Political party Democratic (1978–1983)
Republican (1983–present)
Spouse(s) Wendy Lee Gramm
Children 2
Alma mater University of Georgia
Occupation Economist

Phil Gramm (born July 8, 1942) is an American economist and politician. He is a former United States Senator from Texas. He was a member of both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. He unsuccessfully ran for President in 1996.

Gramm was born on July 8, 1942 in Fort Benning, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia. He is married to Wendy Lee Gramm. They have two children.

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