CLINTON, Hillary Rodham (1947-)
Senate Years of Service: 2001-2009

CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM, (wife of President William Jefferson Clinton), a Senator from New York; born on October 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois; attended public school in Park Ridge, Illinois; graduated Wellesley College, BA 1969; graduated Yale Law School, JD 1973; attorney; counsel, impeachment inquiry staff, House Judiciary Committee 1974; First Lady of Arkansas 1979-1981, 1983-1993; First Lady of the United States 1993-2001; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2000; reelected in 2006, and served from January 3, 2001, until her resignation on January 21, 2009, to accept a Cabinet position; an unsuccessful candidate for Democratic nomination for president in 2008; Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Barack Obama, 2009-2013; was an unsuccessful Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 2016.

William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Little Rock, AR
Papers: Senatorial papers.

  • Clinton, Hillary Rodham. An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.
  • ___. Hard Choices. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014.
  • ___. It Takes a Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.
  • ___. Living History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
  • "Hillary Rodham Clinton," in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2006.
  • U.S. Congress. Tributes Delivered in Congress: Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Senator, 2001-2009. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2012.