+ − Contact Information
Phone: (202) 224-3744
Fax: (202) 224-6020
135 Hart Senate Office Building President Pro Tempore Washington, DC 20510
+ − Biography
GRASSLEY, Charles Ernest, a Senator and a Representative from Iowa; born in New Hartford, Butler County, Iowa, September 17, 1933; attended the public schools; graduated, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls 1955; received a graduate degree from the same university in 1956; pursued graduate work, University of Iowa, Iowa City 1957-1958; engaged in agriculture; part-time university instructor; member, Iowa house of representatives 1959-1974; elected in 1974 as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth Congress; reelected to the Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate in 1980 for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004, 2010, and again in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023; president pro tempore (2019-); chair, Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Fifth Congress), Committee on Finance (One Hundred Seventh Congress [January 20 to June 6, 2001], One Hundred Eighth, One Hundred Ninth, and One Hundred Sixteenth Congresses), Committee on the Judiciary (One Hundred Fourteenth and One Hundred Fifteenth Congresses).