COTTON, Thomas Bryant (Tom) (1977-)
Senate Years of Service: 2015-

COTTON, THOMAS BRYANT (TOM), A Senator and a Representative from Arkansas; born in Dardanelle, Yell County, Ark., May 13, 1977; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1998; attended Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, Calif., 1998-1999; J.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 2002; United States Army, 2004-2009; clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2002-2003; lawyer, private practice; management consultant; farmer; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-January 3, 2015); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2014; reelected in 2020 for the term ending January 3, 2027.

  • Cotton, Tom. Sacred Duty: A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery. New York, NY: William Morrow, 2019.