CRAIG, Larry Edwin, (1945 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1991-2009
Party: Republican

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

CRAIG, Larry Edwin, a Representative and a Senator from Idaho; born in Council, Adams County, Idaho, July 20, 1945; attended the public schools of Midvale, Idaho; B.A., University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 1969; graduate work, George Washington University 1970; served in the Idaho National Guard 1970-1972; farmer-rancher; member, Idaho senate 1974-1980; delegate, Idaho State Republican conventions 1976-1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1991); elected to the United States Senate in 1990; reelected in 1996 and 2002, and served from January 3, 1991, to January 3, 2009; chair, Senate Republican Policy Committee (1996-2003), Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Eighth Congress), Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (One Hundred Ninth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection in 2008.