Senator Susan Margaret Collins is an American politician and businesswoman. She has served as a senior U.S. Senator from Maine under the Republicans since 1997.
Collins was born in Caribou, Maine, on December 7, 1952. She enrolled at the Caribou High School, where she was the president of her high school class. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Government at St. Lawrence University in 1975. While at high school, Collins took part in the Senate Youth Program