Bob Corker

Bob Corker
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United States Senator
from Tennessee
Assumed office
January 3, 2007
Serving with Lamar Alexander
Preceded byBill Frist
Succeeded byMarsha Blackburn (Elect)
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded byBob Menendez
Mayor of Chattanooga
In office
April 16, 2001 – April 18, 2005
Preceded byJon Kinsey
Succeeded byRon Littlefield
Personal details
Born(1952-08-24)August 24, 1952
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Political partyRepublican

Bob Corker (born August 24, 1952) is an American politician. On January 3, 2007, he became the junior U.S. Senator from Tennessee. From 2001 to 2005, he was Mayor of Chattanooga.[1]

Corker was born on August 24, 1952 in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He graduated from the University of Tennessee. He and his wife Elizabeth have two daughters.

On September 26, 2017, Corker announced that he would not run for re-election in 2018.[2]


  1. "Corker, Robert (Bob)". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  2. SHERYL GAY STOLBERG (26 September 2017). "Tennessee's Bob Corker Announces Retirement from Senate". The New York Times.
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