CONRAD, Kent, 1948-

Years of Service: 1987-
Party: Democrat

CONRAD, Kent, a Senator from North Dakota; born in Bismarck, N. Dak., March 12, 1948; attended the public schools of Bismarck and high school in Tripoli, Libya; attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, 1967; graduated, Stanford University 1971; received a graduate degree from George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1975; assistant to the tax commissioner, Bismarck, 1974-1980; tax commissioner, State of North Dakota 1981-1986; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1986 for the term ending January 3, 1993; was not a candidate for reelection to his seat in 1992, but was elected in a December 1992 special election to the unexpired portion of the term ending January 4, 1995, left vacant by the death of Quentin Northrop Burdick, which he assumed in December 14, 1992; reelected in 1994 for the term commencing January 3, 1995.