Tom Price (U.S. politician)

Thomas E. " Tom " Price ( born October 8, 1954 in Lansing, Michigan) is an American politician. Since 2005 he represents the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Tom Price attended the public schools of his home. Then he studied until 1976 at the University of Michigan. After a subsequent medical studies at the same University and his medical license, he began to practice in his new profession. He moved to Georgia, where he was for 20 years operating an orthopedic clinic in Atlanta. After that, he was professor at the Emory University.

Politically, Price joined the Republican Party. Between 1997 and 2004 he sat in the Senate from Georgia. In the congressional elections of 2004 he was in the sixth constituency of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the exchanged in the Senate Johnny Isakson on January 3, 2005. After he was confirmed in each case at the next elections, he can exercise his mandate in Congress today. He is a member of the education and labor committee and the finance committee and several subcommittees. Price designed a Republican counter-proposal for health care reform of the federal government under President Barack Obama. His current term expires after an unrivaled re-election in the elections of 2010 to 3 January 2013.

Tom Price is married and has a son. He lives privately in Roswell, a suburb of Atlanta.