Biography of Lindsey Graham
Lindsey Olin Graham is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from South Carolina since the year 2003.
Lindsey Graham age
Graham is 68 years old. He was born on July 9th, 1955, in Central, South Carolina. He is of American nationality.
Lindsey Graham education background
Graham went to Daniel High school in Central South Carolina from where he graduated in the year 1973. He later on got enrolled at the University of South Carolina in Columbia where he did psychology and obtained his bachelor’s degree certificate having completed in the year 1977. He furthered his studies at the University of South Carolina School of Law where he earned a doctorate in law in 1981.
Lindsey Graham family
Graham’s parents are Florence James Graham, his father and Millie Graham, his mother. He also has one sibling whose name is Darline Graham Nordone.
Lindsey Graham wife
However, it has not yet been revealed to the public whether Graham has a wife and children or not.
Lindsey Graham career
Was Lindsey Graham in the military?
Between the years 1982 and 1988, Graham was enlisted in the military after his graduation. He served at the Air Force in the United States of America together with the judge advocate General’s corps as a defense attorney and then later on, with the Air Force’s chief prosecutor in Europe, based in West Germany.
Olin Graham also worked as a lawyer in private practice before serving one term in the South Carolina House of Representatives between the years 1993 and 1995. He served four terms in the United States of America House of Representatives for South Carolina’s 3rd congressional from 1995 to 2003.
In the year 2002, Graham vied for the United States senatorial seat which was vacated by the retiring Republican incumbent, Strom Thurmond and ended up winning. He was then re-elected in the year 2020 during the U.S. general elections for the fourth term.
Lindsey Graham approval rating
Graham is well-known in the Senate for his pivotal role since he advocates for strong national defense and aggressive interventionist foreign policy. He was initially known for his willingness to be bipartisan and work with democrats on issues like campaign finance reform, a ban on waterboarding, cap and trade, immigration reforms and judicial nominees. He also sought the Republican nomination.
In the year 2019 to 2021, Lindsey chaired the Senate committee on the judiciary and led the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
Graham is also a Bronze Star Medal award winner of the year 2014 for his meritorious service in the U.S. Air Force and held the rank of colonel.
Lindsey Graham net worth
Graham is one of the wealthiest senators in the United States of America. The net worth containing assets under his name exceeds millions of dollars. However, the estimated figure is $100 million dollars.