Herbert H. Kohl (born February 7, 1935) is an American businessman, philanthropist, and politician. Alongside the help of his brother and father, the Kohl family created the Kohl’s Department Stores chain and Kohl went on to be president and CEO of Kohl’s. Kohl is a former United States Senator from Wisconsin and a member of the Democratic Party. Kohl is also a billionaire and the former owner of the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He chose not to seek re-election in 2012 and was succeeded by fellow Democrat Tammy Baldwin.