Born on July 3, 1940, Lamar Alexander is an American politician who is the current senior United State Senator from Tennessee and is a member of the Republican Party. He was the 45th Governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987. For more information, read the article below.

Lamar Alexander

Before Fame: He attended Vanderbilt University and New York University.

Family/ Relationships

Lamar Alexander Ethnicity/Religion

Lamar was born and raised in Maryville, Tennessee to Genevra Floreine and Andrew Lamar Alexander Sr. He is of Scotch-Irish descent.

Lamar Alexander Affair/Married/Wife

He is married to Leslee Buhler. They married in 1969 and have children together. For more information, visit his twitter.

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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Andrew Lamar Alexander Jr.
  • Nicknames: Lamar Alexander
  • Birthday: July 3, 1940
  • Age: 79 years old (as of September 2019)
  • Birthplace: Maryville, Tennessee, US
  • Current Residence: Tennessee, United States
  • Education: Vanderbilt University, New York University
  • Profession: Politician
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Caucasian
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Spouse/Wife: Leslee Buhler (m. 1969)
  • Children: 4
  • Net Worth: Not Available at the moment


  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is an American politician and is currently serving as the senior US Senator from Tennessee.
  • He is a member of the Republican Party who was also the 45th governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987.
  • He has announced that he would not run in the Senate in 2020.
  • He is of Scotch-Irish descent.
  • He clerked for US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Judge John Minor Wisdom after graduating from law school.
  • He was against President Obama’s health care reform bill in the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
  • He is one of the most bipartisan Republican members of the Senate according to the studies by Congressional Quarterly in 2009.
  • He is a classical and country pianist.
  • He is also a member of Sons of the Revolution.

Memorable Quotes:

We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity.

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