Tom DASCHLE biography

Tom Daschle Bio, family, Net worth, Fast Facts & Achievements

Senator Tom Daschle is an American politician born December 9, 1947 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA. He served in politics as a US Senate member from 1987 to 2005. 

 Here we are going to share a brief overview about his life, education, family, net worth and career achievements.

Tom Daschle Bio

Full NameThomas Andrew Tom Daschle
Popular Name Tom Daschle
ProfessionPolitician Lobbyist in America
Date of Birth December 9, 1947
Age76 years
Birth PalaceAberdeen, South Dakota, USA
Nationality American
Mother Tongue English
Zodiac SignLeo
Gender Male
Height5’10” (1.78 mtrs)
Weight158 lbs

Tom Daschle Family

FatherSebastian C. Daschle
MotherElizabeth B.
Spouse 1 Laurie Fulton (Married in 1969, Divorced 1983)
Spouse 2Linda Hall (Married in 1984 still together)
HometownAberdeen, South Dakota, USA
Children3, includes Nathan

Tom Daschle Educational Qualification

Tom studied in South Dakota State University and completed his Bachelor’s of Arts degree from there. He was an extra ordinary student during his academics and secured his career just after it.

Tom Daschle Career

Daschle joined Air Force in 1969 when he was just of 22 years. He served there for three years from 1969 to 1972 in United States Air Force in the strategic air command unit. He was the part of a battalion during Vietnam war.

He turned his career towards politics after leaving air force and elected in U. S. Senate in 1995 then became the minority leader. After 5 years again got the position in U. S. Senate the Minority Leader in 2001 and became the highest ranking official of the senate.

Daschle was the biggest supporter of former US President Barack Obama and became the secretary of Health and Human Services department.


Daschle was the part of U.S. Senate committee of Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry department for a short time.

For a short period of time he was the part of Indian Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Ethics, Veteran Affairs and Finance too.

He also served as a U.S. Senate Majority Leader for two weeks.

In 2023 Tom Daschle was honoured by Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun.

Net Worth

His net worth is estimated around $50 millions as of 2021.

What does Tom Daschle do right now?

Right now Daschle is associated with his one of the biggest law and advisory firm and lobbying firm The Daschle Group in which he acts as a policy advisor and heads the company.

Who was the majority leader in 2001?

Tom Daschle was the majority leader in 2001.

What happened to Tom Daschle?

Daschle was restricted from law for one year after leaving the Senate. So right now he acts as a senior policy advisor for a firm Alston and Bird.

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