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Bob Graham

Bob GrahamAKA Daniel Robert Graham

Born: 9-Nov-1936
Birthplace: Coral Gables, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Florida, 1987-2005

Two-term Governor of Florida 1978-86, elected to U.S. Senate in 1987. Has a heart valve transplanted from a Holstein cow (2003). Tried for the 2004 Democratic Presidential nomination, but withdrew in October 2003.

Wife: Adele Khoury (m. 1959)
Daughter: Gwen Graham Logan
Daughter: Cissy Graham McCullough
Daughter: Suzanne Graham Gibson
Daughter: Kendall Graham Elias
Father: Ernest "Cap" Graham (former FL State Senator and cattleman)
Brother: Philip L. Graham (Washington Post)
Brother: William Graham
Sister: Mary Crow
Mother: Hilda Simmons

    High School: Miami Senior High School, Miami, FL (1955)
    University: BA, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (1959)
    Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1962)

    Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (2009-)
    US Senator, Florida (3-Jan-1987 to 3-Jan-2005)
    Governor of Florida (1979-87)
    Florida State Senate (1971-79)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1967-71)
    4-H Club
    Council on Foreign Relations
    New Democrat Network
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Sigma Nu Fraternity
    Florida Blue Key
    New Democrat Movement Founder, Senate New Democrat Coalition
    Open Heart Surgery heart valve transplant (2004)
    Funeral: Katharine Graham (2001)
    Graham Family

Author of books:
Intelligence Matters: The CIA, the FBI, Saudi Arabia, and the Failure of America's War on Terror (2004, international affairs)


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