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Hubert Humphrey

Hubert HumphreyAKA Hubert Horatio Humphrey

Born: 27-May-1911
Birthplace: Wallace, SD
Died: 13-Jan-1978
Location of death: Waverly, MN
Cause of death: Cancer - other [1]
Remains: Buried, Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Vice President, 1965-69

Mayor of Minneapolis, Vice President, and U.S. Senator (and Democratic Whip 1961-4). Ran for President in 1968 but lost to Richard M. Nixon.


[1] Bladder cancer, which had spread to his lymph nodes.

Father: Hubert H. Humphrey, Sr. (druggist)
Mother: Christine Sannes
Wife: Muriel Fay Buck (b. 1912, m. 1936, d. 1998)
Daughter: Nancy Faye Humphrey (b. 1939)
Son: Hubert Horatio Humphrey III ("Skip", b. 26-Jun-1942, MN State Atty General)
Son: Robert Andrew Humphrey (b. 1944)
Son: Douglas Sannes Humphrey (b. 1948)

    University: Capitol College of Pharmacy, Denver, CO (1933)
    University:
University of Minnesota (1939)
    University: Louisiana State University (1940)

    President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Consultant (1967)
    US Senator, Minnesota (1949-64)
    US Vice President (1965-69 under Lyndon B. Johnson)
    US Senator, Minnesota (1971-78)
    Mayor of Minneapolis (1945-48)
    Freemasonry
    Shriners
    Knights Templar
    Knights of Pythias
    Coalition for a Democratic Majority Advisory Board
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980 (posthumous)
    Hernia Operation
    Draft Deferment: World War II
    Funeral: Martin Luther King (1968)
    Visited Disneyland 27-May-1972
    Traveled to the USSR Jun-1975
    Lain in state at the Capitol Rotunda

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Candidate (29-Jun-1972) · Himself
    Primary (1960) · Himself

Author of books:
The Education of a Public Man: My Life and Politics (1976, memoir)


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