Fast Facts

Fast facts for Orrin Grant Hatch:

Legislative Record

113th Congress (2013-14)*

  • Bills Sponsored: 51 (2 of which are Resolutions)
    • Amended: 27
  • Bills Co-Sponsored: 153 (25 of which are Resolutions)
    • Amended: 33

* as of 2/14/2013

Life and Education

Personal
  • Birth date: March 22, 1934
  • Parents: Jesse and Helen Hatch
  • Wife: Elaine Hansen Hatch
  • Children: Six (Brent, Marcia, Scott, Kimberly, Alysa, Jess)
  • Grandchildren: Twenty-three
  • Great-grandchildren: Fourteen
  • Place of residence: Salt Lake City
  • Favorite sports team: Utah Jazz 

    Education

    • University of Pittsburgh , J.D., 1962
    • Brigham Young University , B.A. (history), 1959                 
    • Baldwin Public High School , 1952

    Professional

    • Attorney, Pringle, Bredin, and Martin (Pittsburgh) 1962-1969
    • Attorney, various firms (Salt Lake City) 1969-1976
    • U.S. Senator from Utah, 1977-present

    Committee Assignments

    Finance Committee

    Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

    Judiciary Committee