FEINGOLD, Russell Dana (1953-)

FEINGOLD, RUSSELL DANA, a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Janesville, Rock County, Wis., March 2, 1953; graduated, Janesville Craig High School 1971; graduated, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1975; attended Magdalen College, Oxford, England, as a Rhodes Scholar and received a graduate degree in 1977; graduated, Harvard University Law School 1979; admitted to the Wisconsin bar in 1979 and practiced law in Madison, Wisc. 1979-1985; visiting professor, Beloit College 1985; member, Wisconsin State Senate 1983-1993; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1992; reelected in 1998 and again in 2004, and served from January 3, 1993, to January 3, 2011; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2010.

Wisconsin Historical Society

Madison, WI
Papers: Senatorial papers.

  • Horwitt, Sanford D. Feingold: A New Democratic Party. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007.
  • U.S. Congress. Tributes Delivered in Congress: Russell D. Feingold, United States Senator, 1993-2011. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2012.