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Frank Church

Frank ChurchAKA Frank Forrester Church III

Born: 25-Jul-1924
Birthplace: Boise, ID
Died: 7-Apr-1984
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Buried, Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, ID

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Idaho, 1957-81

Military service: US Army (1943-46)

Served as chairman of the Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities (aka the "Church Commission"), which investigated alleged abuses of power by the FBI and CIA.

Father: Frank Forrester Church (b. 1889, d. 1950)
Mother: Laura Bilderback (b. 1892, d. 1983)
Wife: Bethine Clark (m. 21-Jun-1947, d. 7-Apr-1984)
Son: Frank Forrester Church IV ("Forrest", minister, b. 1948, d. 24-Sep-2009 cancer)
Son: Chase Clark Church

    High School: Boise High School, Boise, ID (1942)
    University: Stanford University (1942-43, dropped out to enlist)
    University: BA Political Science, Stanford University (1947)
    Law School: Harvard Law School
    Law School: LLB, Stanford University (1950)
    Teacher: Boise, ID

    Whitman and Ransom
    US Senator, Idaho 1957-81
    American Legion
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Hansard Society
    Idaho State Bar 1950
    National Committee for an Effective Congress
    United World Federalists
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Bronze Star
    Risk Factors: Testicular Cancer

    On Company Business (Feb-1980) · Himself

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