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Tom Cotton

AKA Thomas Bryant Cotton

Born: 13-May-1977
Birthplace: Dardanelle, AR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Senator from Arkansas

Military service: U.S. Army (2005-09), U.S. Army Reserve (2010-13); to Captain

Rancher, lawyer, and Army officer elected to Congress in 2012, and to the U.S. Senate in 2014. Made headlines for authoring an open letter to Iranian leaders in March 2015, co-signed by 46 other Republican Senators, which sought to undermine nuclear-disarmament negotiations with Iran.

Father: Thomas Leonard Cotton (farmer)
Mother: Avis Bryant Cotton
Wife: Anna Peckham (attorney, m. 2014)

    High School: Dardanelle High School, Dardanelle, AR (1995)
    University: BA, Harvard University (1999)
    University: Claremont Graduate University (attended)
    Law School: JD, Harvard Law School (2002)

    US Senator, Arkansas (6-Jan-2015 to present)
    US Congressman, Arkansas 4th District (3-Jan-2013 to 6-Jan-2015)
    McKinsey & Company Consultant
    Cooper & Kirk Attorney (2003-04)
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Attorney (2003)
    Law Clerk 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (2002-03)
    Club for Growth
    Bronze Star
    Combat Infantryman Badge

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