HATCH, Orrin Grant, (1934 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1977-
Party: Republican

HATCH, Orrin Grant, a Senator from Utah; born in Homestead Park, Allegheny County, Pa., March 22, 1934; received early education in the public schools of Pittsburgh, Pa.; graduated, Brigham Young University 1959; graduated, University of Pittsburgh Law School 1962; admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1963 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh; moved to Utah in 1969 and continued practicing law; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1976; reelected in 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000, 2006, and again in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; chairman, Committee on Labor and Human Resources (Ninety-seventh to Ninety-ninth Congresses), Committee on the Judiciary (One Hundred Fourth to One Hundred Sixth Congresses; One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 20, 2001-June 6, 2001], One Hundred Eighth Congress).