Hubert Humphrey The 38th Vice President of USA

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38th  (Jan 20, 1965 - Jan 20, 1969)
Age at start:  53 years 7 months 25 days
Age:  66 years 7 months 18 days
Height: 6'0", 182 cm
Born: May 27, 1911
Born place: Wallace, South Dakota
Net worth: < $1 Million
Death date:  January 13, 1978
Signature:
Party:
Democratic
Occupation:
Teacher, Pharmacist, Director
Education:
University of Minnesota (BA), Capitol College of Pharmacy, Louisiana State University (MA)

Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. (May 27, 1911 - January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon.
Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey attended the University of Minnesota. At one point he helped run his father's pharmacy. He earned a master's degree from Louisiana State University and worked for the Works Progress Administration, the Minnesota war service program, and the War Manpower Commission. In 1943, he became a professor of political science at Macalester College and ran a failed campaign for mayor of Minneapolis. He helped found the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) in 1944; the next year he was elected mayor of Minneapolis, serving until 1948 and co-founding the liberal anti-communist group Americans for Democratic Action in 1947. In 1948, he was elected to the U.S. Senate and successfully advocated for the inclusion of a proposal to end racial segregation in the 1948 Democratic National Convention's party platform. ... read more on
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