Senator Daniel Coats

Senior Senator from Indiana, Republican

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Securities & Investment$300,281$432,341
2Lawyers/Law Firms$239,904$418,167
3Leadership PACs$216,354$249,854
7Real Estate$155,416$276,266
8Oil & Gas$147,933$352,058
9Health Professionals$118,800$391,377
10Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$114,699$351,081
39Telephone Utilities$24,800$24,800
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Barnes & Thornburg$41,800$68,050
2Elliott Management$40,832$40,832
3Blue Cross/Blue Shield$25,549$31,549
4MacAndrews & Forbes$21,875$21,875
5Krieg Devault LLP$21,800$21,800
6Raytheon Co$20,250$26,750
7Medco Health Solutions$20,000$20,000
8US Steel$20,000$20,000
9Cancer Treatment Centers of America$18,800$18,800
10Bank of America$18,700$18,700

Bio Information

COATS, Daniel Ray, (1943 - ) Senate Years of Service: 1989-1999, 2011- Party: Republican COATS, Daniel Ray, a Senator and a Representative from Indiana; born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., May 16, 1943; attended the public schools; graduated Jackson High School, 1961; graduated Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., B.A., 1965; graduated Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, J.D., 1971; admitted to the Indiana bar in 1972 and commenced practice in Fort Wayne; served in the United States Army 1966-1968; district representative, United States Congressman J. Danforth Quayle 1976-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1989); elected to the One Hundred First Congress but did not serve; appointed on December 12, 1988, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the election of J. Danforth Quayle as Vice President, and took the oath of office on January 3, 1989; elected by special election in 1990 to the remainder of the term; reelected for a full term in 1992, and served from January 3, 1989, to January 3, 1999; was not a candidate for reelection in 1998; special counsel, law firm of Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, MacPherson and Hand; U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany 2001-2005; again elected to the United States Senate in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017.

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