CORNYN, John, a Senator from Texas; born in Houston, Texas, on February 2, 1952; B.A., Trinity University 1973; J.D., St. Mary's School of Law 1977; LLM, University of Virginia 1995; attorney; Bexar County district court judge 1984-1990; Texas supreme court 1990-1997; Texas state attorney general 1999-2002; elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 2002; subsequently appointed to the remainder of the term left vacant by the resignation of William Philip Gramm, and took the oath of office on December 2, 2002; reelected in 2008, and again in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021; Republican Conference vice-chair (2007-2009); chair, National Republican Senatorial Committee (2009-2012); Republican party whip (2013-2018).
|Taxation and IRS Oversight||Member||Senate|
|International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness||Chairman||Senate|
|International Narcotics Control||Chairman||Senate|
|Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure||Member||Senate|
|Crime and Terrorism||Member||Senate|
|Border Security and Immigration||Chairman||Senate|
|Capitol||517 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510|