Maxwell Sieben Baucus is an American politician and diplomat who served as US Senator from Montana from 1978 to 2014. As a Democrat, he served as US Senator in nearly 36 years, making him the longest serving senator in history from Montana. . President Barack Obama appointed Baucus to replace Gary Locke as the 11th US Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, a position he held from 2014 to 2017. As Chairman of the Finance Committee in the Senate itself, Baucus has played an influential role in health care reform. debated in the United States. He is also Chairman of the Joint Committee on Taxation, a member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation and infrastructures.
|Born||Maxwell Sieben Enke, December 11, 1941, Helena, Montana, U.S.|
|Education||Stanford University (BA, JD)|
|Preceded by||Gary Locke|
|Succeeded by||Terry Branstad|
Democratic Senator from Montana from 1978 to 2014 who is the states's longest-serving U.S. senator. In 2014 he was tapped by the Obama administration to the the US Ambassador to China.
He earned both his undergraduate and law degree from Stanford before spending three years as a lawyer at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.
An avid hunter, he was the only Democrat to vote against an amendment that sought to regulate the sale of firearms at gun shows in 1999.
He has one son, named Zeno.
He graduated from Stanford Law school, the same school that Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist attended.
- Vietnamese super cross-country athlete
- Members of the United States House of Representatives from Montana
- Politicians from Helena, Montana
- United States Ambassador to China
- Members of Christ Church united
- Montana lawyer
- Montana Democrats
- Alumni of Carleton College
- Alumni of Stanford Law School
- Members of the Montana House of Representatives
Latest information about Max Baucus updated on June 14 2021.