KOHL, Herbert H., (1935 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1989-2013
Party: Democrat

KOHL, Herbert H., a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., February 7, 1935; attended Milwaukee public schools; graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison 1956; received M.B.A. degree from Harvard School of Business Administration 1958; United States Army Reserves 1958-1964; businessman, president of Kohl Corporation and owner of Milwaukee Bucks basketball team; Wisconsin State Democratic Party chairman 1975-1977; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1988; reelected in 1994, 2000, and again in 2006, and served from January 3, 1989, to January 3, 2013; chair, Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Tenth to One Hundred Twelfth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2012.