1935 – Herbert Kohl Born

On this date U.S. Senator Herb Kohl was born in Milwaukee. Kohl received a BA in Business Administration from UW-Madison in 1956 and an MBA from Harvard in 1958. A businessman, president of an investment company, owner of a profesional basketball team, and former president of a business corporation, Kohl also served in the Army Reserve from 1958-1964. A democrat, he was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1988 and reelected in 1994, 2000 and 2006. [Source: 1997-98]