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Paul Simon

Paul SimonAKA Paul Martin Simon

Born: 29-Nov-1928
Birthplace: Eugene, OR
Died: 9-Dec-2003
Location of death: Springfield, IL
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery
Remains: Buried, Rowan Cemetery, Makanda, IL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator, one-time Presidential candidate

Military service: US Army (Counter-Intelligence Corps 1951-53, Europe)

Father: Martin Paul Simon
Mother: Ruth Troemel
Wife: Jeanne Hurley (m. 21-Apr-1960, d. Feb-2000)
Wife: Patricia Derge (m. May-2001)
Daughter: Sheila
Son: Martin
Daughter: Jennie Derge (stepdaughter)
Brother: Arthur

    High School: Concordia Academy High School, Portland, OR
    University: University of Oregon
    University: Dana College, Blair, NE
    Professor: Sangamon State University, Springfield, IL
    Professor: Harvard University
    Administrator: Southern Illinois University

    US Senator, Illinois (1985-97)
    US Congressman, Illinois (1975-85)
    Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (1969-73)
    Illinois State Senate (1963-68)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1955-63)
    4-H Club
    Citizens for a Moratorium on Federal Executions
    Project for the New American Century Board of Advisors
    J. C. Penney stock boy
    Open Heart Surgery
    German Ancestry Paternal

    Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (10-Mar-2002) · Himself
    Dave (7-May-1993) · Himself

Author of books:
Lovejoy: Martyr to Freedom (1964)
Lincoln's Preparation for Greatness: the Illinois Legislative Years (1965)
The Tongue-Tied American: Confronting the Foreign Language Crisis (1980)
The Once and Future Democrats: Strategies for Change (1982)
The Glass House: Politics and Morality in the Nation's Capital (1984)
Beginnings: Senator Paul Simon Speaks to Young Americans (1986)
Winners and Losers: The 1988 Race for the Presidency: One Candidate's Perspective (1989)
Advice and Consent: Clarence Thomas, Robert Bork, and the Intriguing History of the Supreme Court's Nomination Battles (1992)
We Can Do Better: How to Save America's Future: An Open Letter to President Clinton (1994)
Our Culture of Pandering (2003)

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