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Jim Sensenbrenner Net Worth

Jim Sensenbrenner net worth

Jim Sensenbrenner Net Worth 2022. Frank James Sensenbrenner Jr. is an American politician who represented Wisconsin’s 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 2021 (numbered as the 9th district until 2003). He is a member of the Republican Party.

Jim Sensenbrenner Net Worth

What is Jim Sensenbrenner net worth?

Net worth$13 million
Occupation American politician 
Date of BirthJune 14, 1943
Political partyRepublican
StateWisconsin

Jim Sensenbrenner Net Worth

Jim Sensenbrenner net worth 2022: Frank James Sensenbrenner Jr. is an American politician who has a net worth of $13 million. He represented Wisconsin’s 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 2021. He is a Republican.

Early life, education, and early political career

Sensenbrenner was born in Chicago, Illinois. His great-grandfather, Frank J. Sensenbrenner, was involved in the early marketing of Kotex sanitary napkin and served as the second president of Kimberly-Clark.

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 His grandfather, John S. Sensenbrenner, also spent his entire career working for Kimberly-Clark. Sensenbrenner was raised in Shorewood, Wisconsin, and attended the private Milwaukee Country Day School, from which he graduated in 1961.

He matriculated at Stanford University, graduating with a B.A. in political science in 1965. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1968. Sensenbrenner served as staff assistant to California U.S. Congressman J. Arthur Younger and Wisconsin State Senator Jerris Leonard.

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Sensenbrenner was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 1968, the same year he graduated from law school. He served in the State Assembly until 1975, and in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1975 to early 1979.

U.S. House of Representatives

When 9th District Congressman Bob Kasten vacated his seat to run for governor in 1978, Sensenbrenner ran in the election to succeed him, defeating his primary opponent, Susan Engeleiter, by 589 votes with a plurality of 43%.

 He defeated Democratic lawyer Matt Flynn in November 1978 with 61%, and has been reelected 16 more times with no substantive opposition, sometimes running unopposed. His district was renumbered as the 5th after the 2000 census, when Wisconsin lost a district.

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He has never won re-election with less than 62% of the vote. In fact, his worst two re-elections were in 2004, when he defeated UW-Milwaukee professor Bryan Kennedy with 67% of the vote, and in 2006 defeated him in a rematch with 62%.

In the 2016 election, he defeated Democratic nominee Khary Pennebaker.

On September 4, 2019, he announced that he would not seek a 22nd term in office and would retire from Congress at the conclusion of the 116th Congress.

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He is the former chairman of the House Science Committee and the former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; when the Republicans lost control of the House, he finished his six-year term as chairman, and was not chosen as the Judiciary Committee’s ranking minority member (that honor went to Lamar S. Smith of Texas).

 He served as the ranking Republican on the House Select Committee for Energy Independence and Global Warming from 2007 to 2011, before Republicans abolished the committee after regaining control of the House.

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At the time of his retirement, Sensenbrenner was the most senior member of the Wisconsin delegation, and the second most senior member in the House.

Sensenbrenner announced in September 2019 that he would not run for re-election in 2020.

Jim Sensenbrenner Net Worth

Jim Sensenbrenner net worth 2022 is $13 million. He is an heir to the Kimberly-Clark family fortune, but no longer owns any Kimberly-Clark stock. 

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His great-grandfather, Frank J. Sensenbrenner, who served as Kimberly-Clark’s second president and CEO during the period Kimberly Clark developed Kotex and numerous other consumable goods, but the congressman has never served on the board or been directly involved with the company. 

He has put his money into stocks, as detailed in the Congressional Record. Sensenbrenner has also won lottery prizes three times, the largest, $250,000, in 1998.

Personal life

In 1977, Sensenbrenner married Cheryl Warren, daughter of former state attorney general and U.S. District Court Judge Robert W. Warren. The couple have two sons, Frank, and Bob.

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Frank worked as a lobbyist for the Canadian embassy in Washington D.C. starting in 2007, although he didn’t register with the U.S. as an agent for a foreign government. 

He is currently a Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, his research focusing on Eurozone financial markets, and has blogged for the Huffington Post on Italian politics and the Vatican.

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Jim Sensenbrenner net worth

Jim Sensenbrenner net worth 2022: Frank James Sensenbrenner Jr. is an American politician who has a net worth of $13 million. He represented Wisconsin’s 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives 

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