COBURN, Thomas Allen, (1948 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2005-
Party: Republican

COBURN, Thomas Allen, a Senator and a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Casper, Wyo., March 14, 1948; graduated Central High School; graduated Oklahoma State University, B.S. 1970; graduated Oklahoma State University Medical School 1983; manufacturing manager, Coburn Opthalmic Division, Coburn Optical Industries 1970-1978; intern in general surgery, St. Anthony’s Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.; family practice residency, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith; physician, Muskogee, Okla.; past chair, Muskogee Regional Medical Center; participant in medical mission trips to Haiti 1985, and Iraq 1992; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2001); elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 2004; reelected in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017.