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Carl Milton Levin

politician

Carl LEVIN, American politician.

Background

LEVIN, Carl was born on June 28, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Saul R. and Bess (nee Levinson) Levin.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Swarthmore College, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1959.

Career

Partner Grossman, Hyman & Grossman, Detroit, 1959-1964. Assistant attorney general, general counsel Michigan Civil Rights Commission, 1964-1967. Chief appellate defender City of Detroit, 1968-1969, city councilman, 1970-1973, city council president, 1974-1977.

Partner Schlussel, Lifton, Simon, Rands & Kaufman, 1971—1973, Jaffe, Snider, Raitt, Garratt & Hever, 1978—1979. United States Senator from Michigan, since 1979. Chairman United States Senate Armed Services Committee, 2001, 2001—2003, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1959.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Detroit Bar Association.

Connections

Married Barbara Halpern, 1961. Children: Kate, Laura, Erica.

spouse:
Barbara Halpern

children:
Kate Levin

Laura Levin

Erica Levin