His family reported the death of former US Congressman and obstetrician Dr. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma on Saturday. He was 72 years old at the time of his death.
Republican Coburn is referred to by his Democratic colleagues as “Dr. No”. He was a staunch fiscal and social conservative who in his state fought MPs for the money needed for the region’s projects and fought for the anti-abortion law all his life.
1995 to 2001 he became a member of the US House of Representatives, after which he helped the people by becoming a Senate 2005 to 2015.
Corbun served the people in his congress with a political career, specializing in maternity and family practice.
He played these two responsibilities well in his life and was always ready to help the people.
Coburn’s family said in a statement, “Tom A. Coburn, MD, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully from home with his family this morning.” “Because of his conviction, he rested in the hope found in verse 25 of John chapter 11 where Jesus said, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even if they die.’ Today he lives in heaven. “
He also told that a memorial will also be built soon to remember all these services which will remind people of their work.
He is regarded as one of the most conservative lawmakers when the US government was running in deficit.
In 2011 he was part of the “Gang of Six”, a group of US senators who worked on a proposal to cut US federal debt by $ 3.7 trillion for 10 years.
He served in the US as a co-chairman of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS during the Bush government.
Last year, in 2013, he came to know that he had cancer, he announced in 2014 that he was retiring from Congress early after ending his six-year term in the Senate, stating that he was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer recurrence.
Vice President Mike Pence paid tribute to him by tweeting on Saturday, “Senator Coburn was a great conservative voice in the United States Congress and the American physician whose legacy will live on. Karen and I send deep condolences and prayers throughout our family.” it is high time. “
Senator Tom Coburn was a great conservative voice in the United States Congress and American physician whose legacy will live on. Karen and I send our deepest sympathies and prayers to his family during this tough time. https://t.co/vmtdTqRhQA
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) March 28, 2020
James Lankford of Oklahoma Sen. recalled being “a great friend” and said that one of the things known for pre-maternity is being distributed to thousands of infants.
His greatest joy was his wife Carolyn and his daughters Callie, Katie, and Sarah and their families. Cindy and I pray for the Coburn family as they walk through this incredibly hard journey. They have lost a husband, father, and grandfather; we have lost a friend and a leader. https://t.co/7C6L7xOXu8
— Sen. James Lankford (@SenatorLankford) March 28, 2020
“Oklahoma has lost a tremendous leader, and I have lost a great friend today. Dr. Coburn was an inspiration to us and many people in our country. He was unwavering in his conservative values, but with all peoples his there was a deep and meaningful friendship. Lankford said in a statement, “Political and personal background. He was truly respected by people on both sides of the aisle. “
He continued: “Dr. Coburn will be remembered by many across the country for his work in Congress, but in Oklahoma he will be remembered as a physician, a Sunday school teacher and a mentor. Gave birth and care for more babies. Thousands of mothers in Muskogee. “