Not much is known about him, other than the fact that he slept with Lee Everett's wife.
He somehow gained entry into a house in Athens, Georgia and was caught in bed with a woman. After her husband came home and caught the two together, Lee accidentally killed him. As a result of this, Lee was arrested and his marriage fell apart.
In the Everett Pharmacy Drugstore, the state senator was mentioned by Carley as she had been following the trial that Lee and the senator were involved in. Carley didn't think Lee was inherently bad despite having killed a man.
Another survivor, Larry can mention the Senator, when he threatens Lee with telling everyone in their group about the murder if Lee was to act in a way that brought harm on others.
The state senator was mentioned by Lee tells Carley about what happened if he kill him. (Determinant) Lee admit that he caught him and his wife on bed, until he killed him and his wife was being cheating on Lee during on this period. (Determinant)
In the train, Lee had bad feeling about he killed the senator before outbreak, that he tells other survivors about him and reveal to Kenny and Katjaa that his wife's affair was the reason involved. Katjaa appears to not want to hear much about Lee's motivation for killing the senator after she hears the initial explanation about an apparent relation between Lee's wife and the senator. (Determinant)
Lee can mention the senator and the situation that arose to the Stranger.
- Lee Everett (Accidental, Pre-Apocalypse)
He was killed by Lee after he was caught sleeping with his wife.
- In unused audio clips, his name is revealed to be Sam. 
- The Senator is the first character killed in the series.
|Unnamed or Unseen Characters|
|Atlanta||Breckon • Steve • Vanessa • Officer|
|Macon||Mr. Everett • Mrs. Everett • Resident|
|Save-Lots Bandits||Jake • Bart • Bandit • Bandit 2 • Bandit 3|
|Savannah||Fivel's Father • Fivel's Mother • Molly's Sister • Jimmy|
|Stranger's Family||Adam • Stranger • Elizabeth|
|Howe's Hardware||Stan • Radio Survivor • Nick's Mother • George|
|Wellington||Frank • Nancy • Dan • Deb|
|Rashid's Family||Rashid • Vanessa|
|The New Frontier||Villager Kid • Guard|
|Miscellaneous||Lee's Ex-Wife • Baseball Kid • TJ • Abigail • Carlos • Donna C. • Steve • Mrs. Moore • Alfred • Ellen • Senator • Mac • Train Engineer • Donna • Jaime • Mrs. García|
|Walkers||Jenny • Notable Zombies|
|Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in grey and italics. Determinant characters appear in purple.|