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Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017 and represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee for president in the 2020 election. He unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and in 2008. Biden was raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and New Castle County, Delaware. He ...
Rudy (Rudolph Eli) Boschwitz was born in 1930 in Berlin, Germany. His family left the country shortly after Adolf Hitler came to power and settled (1935) in New Rochelle, New York. Boschwitz attended New York University, where he earned BS (1950) and LLB (1953) degrees, following which he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps (1953-1954). In 1963 Boschwitz founded Plywood Minnesota, Inc., which eventually grew into a chain of 68 home improvement stores. He served as a Republican Nati...
Max Lee Friedersdorf was born on July 7, 1929 in Grammar, Indiana. He received a B.A. from Franklin College in 1952. He was city editor for the Franklin Evening Star from 1952 to 1955, and a reporter for the Louisville Times, Indianapolis News, and the Chicago Daily News from 1955 to 1960. He was Administrative Assistant to Congressman Richard Roudebush from 1961 to 1970, and he served as Associate Director for Congressional Relations in the Office of Economic Opportunity, 1970 to 1971. Frieders...
Harrison Schmitt was born in Santa Rita, New Mexico in 1935. After receiving his doctoral degree in geology from Harvard University in 1964, he joined the NASA Apollo program. As a Lunar module pilot and geologist of Apollo 17 he landed on the moon in 1972. In November 1976 he was elected New Mexico Congressional Senator. From the guide to the Harrison Schmitt Photograph Collection, 1960-1980, (University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research) ...
Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Harting Percy : oral history, 1970. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147380 Epithet: US senator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000067 ...
Howard H. Baker Jr., former US senator whose ability to work with Democratic and Republican lawmakers earned him the nickname of “The Great Conciliator,” died on Thursday, June 26, 2014. He was eighty-eight. Baker earned his law degree from UT in 1949. The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT was founded in 2003 as a nonpartisan institute devoted to education and research concerning public policy and civic engagement. Baker received the university’s first honorary doctorate in spri...
John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Guernsey County-d. December 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio), astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio. He attended public schools of New Concord, Ohio, and later graduated from Muskingum College. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1965, and was later a test pilot and joining the United States space program in 1959. He was selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. In February 1962, Glenn became the first American...