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Daniel Robert "Bob" Graham is an American politician and author. As a member of the American Democratic Party, he was the 38th governor of Florida from 1979 to 1987 and a United States Senator from that state from 1987 to 2005.

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United States Senator
from Florida
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 2005
Preceded by Paula Hawkins
Succeeded by Mel Martinez
38th Governor of Florida
In office
January 2, 1979 – January 3, 1987
Lieutenant Wayne Mixson
Preceded by Reubin Askew
Succeeded by Wayne Mixson
Chairperson of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
In office
May 21, 2010 – January 11, 2011
Served with William Reilly
President Barack Obama
Chairperson of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
In office
June 6, 2001 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Richard Shelby
Succeeded by Pat Roberts
Member of the Florida Senate
from the 33rd district
In office
November 3, 1970 – November 7, 1978
Preceded by Richard Stone
Succeeded by John A. Hill
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 105th district
In office
November 8, 1966 – November 3, 1970
Preceded by Seat created
Succeeded by Sherman S. Winn
Personal details
Born Daniel Robert Graham
(1936-11-09) November 9, 1936 (age 80)
Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Adele Khoury Graham
Children Gwen
Cissy
Suzanne
Kendall
Alma mater University of Florida
Harvard Law School
Religion United Church of Christ

Daniel Robert "Bob" Graham (born November 9, 1936) is an American politician and author. As a member of the American Democratic Party, he was the 38th governor of Florida from 1979 to 1987 and a United States Senator from that state from 1987 to 2005.

Graham ran for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination, but dropped out of the race on October 6, 2003. He announced his retirement from the Senate on November 3 of that year.

Graham now works at the newly established Bob Graham Center for Public Service at his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Florida. He also served as Chairman of the Commission on the Prevention of WMD proliferation and terrorism. Through the WMD policy center he advocates for the recommendations in the Commission's report, "World at Risk."

Graham also served as co-chair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling and a member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission and the CIA External Advisory Board.

In 2011 Graham published his first novel, the thriller The Keys to the Kingdom. Graham has written three nonfiction books: Workdays: Finding Florida on the Job, Intelligence Matters, and America: The Owner's Manual.

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