Lindsey Olin Graham Updates: is one of the American politicians who has been serving as the senior United States Senator. He was born on 9th July 1955 and his age is 65. He was born in Central, South Carolina in the United States.
The political party was Republican and the education was University of South California (BA, JD). Mostly his service active in duty within his span of military service which is happened from 1982 to 1988 and then he served as the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in the US air force.
Military Service Of Lindsey Olin Graham
Allegiance in the military service is the United States of America and the branch of service is the US Air force as said before.
He was active from 1982-1988, in 1989-1995 (South Carolina Air National Guard), and from 1995-2015 (Reserve). The rank of his military service is Colonel and the unit is U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps.
Early Life Of The Person
Lindsey’s parents were Millie (Walters) and Florence James “F.J.” Graham who ran a restaurant in the bar pool hall liquor store named “Sanitary Café”. We all know that his family is Scots-Irish.
After graduation from W. Daniel High School, Graham becomes the first member of his family who is to attend college and also joined the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
At the age of 21, his mother was died due to Hodgkin’s Lymphoma aged 52, and his father was died after 15 months due to a heart attack at the age of 69. Because of this situation, his sister was left orphaned at the age of 13 years old.
In 1994, a 20-year incumbent Democratic U.S. Congressman was decided to retire. Graham was going to succeed him and with the Republican US Senator Strom Thurmond campaigning on his behalf that and he won the republican primary with a vote percentage of 52, defeating Bob Cantrell (33%) and Ed Allgood (15%). And then a second time in 1996 he was challenged by Debbie Dorn, the niece of Butler Derrick and also the daughter of Derrick’s predecessor, and again he was elected to a second term. In 1998 he was re-elected for the third time and in 2000 he was re-elected for the fourth term. I hope everyone satisfied with the above information and stay tuned for more updates.