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Tom Coburn

Tom CoburnAKA Thomas Allen Coburn

Born: 14-Mar-1948
Birthplace: Casper, WY
Died: 28-Mar-2020
Location of death: Tulsa, OK
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Oklahoma, 2005-15

"Lesbianism is so rampant in some of the schools in Southeast Oklahoma that they'll only let one girl go to the bathroom. Now think about it." Spoken at a Town Hall meeting, Hugo, Oklahoma, on 31 August 2004 (tape recorded).

Father: Orin Wesley Coburn (d.)
Mother: Anita Allen
Wife: Carolyn Denton (Miss Oklahoma 1967, m. 1968, three daughters, until his death)
Daughter: Callie
Daughter: Katie
Daughter: Sarah

    High School: Central High School, Muskogee, OK
    University: BA Accounting, Oklahoma State University (1970)
    University: Oklahoma University, Norman, OK
    Medical School: MD, University of Oklahoma (1983)

    US Senator, Oklahoma (2005-15)
    US Congressman, Oklahoma 2nd (1995-2001)
    Coburn Optical Industries Manufacturing Manager (1970-78)
    Bush-Cheney 2000
    DeMint for Senate Committee
    Leadership Institute Bi-Partisan Congressional Advisory Board
    Promise Keepers
    C Street Group
    Prostate Surgery (10-Oct-2011)
    Risk Factors: Homophobia, Skin Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Author of books:
Breach of Trust: How Washington Turns Outsiders into Insiders (2003, memoir)
The Debt Bomb: A Bold Plan to Stop Washington from Bankrupting America (2012, politics, with John Hart)

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