BURR, Richard M., (1955 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2005-
Party: Republican

BURR, Richard M., a Senator and a Representative from North Carolina; born in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Va., November 30, 1955; graduated from Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1974; B.A., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1978; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2005); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the United States Senate in 2004; reelected in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017.