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Susan Collins

Born: Dec 7, 1952

Birthplace: Caribou

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Susan Collins

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1952
Birth Place : Caribou

Susan Margaret Collins is an American politician who currently serves as the senior United States Senator from Maine. A member of the Republican Party, Collins has served in the Senate since 1997, and has served as the Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging since 2015 and previously chaired the Senate Committee on Homeland Security from 2003 to 2007. She is considered to be one of the most moderate Republicans in office. Born in Caribou, Maine, Collins is a graduate of St. Lawrence University. Beginning her career as a staff assistant for Senator William Cohen in 1975, Collins later became the staff director of the Oversight of Government Management Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security in 1981. She was then appointed as the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation by Governor John R. McKernan, Jr. in 1987. In 1992 she was appointed by President George H.W. Bush as the director of the Small Business Administration's regional office in Boston. Staying in Massachusetts, Collins became that state's Deputy State Treasurer in 1993.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Businessperson

Also known as


  • Susan M. Collins
  • Susan Margaret Collins

Spouse


  • Thomas Daffron
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