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Nathan Green Gordon

Born: 4-Sep-1916
Birthplace: Morrilton, AR
Died: 8-Sep-2008
Location of death: Little Rock, AR
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Elmwood Cemetery, Morrilton, AR

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Lt. Governor of Arkansas, 1947-67

Military service: US Navy (lt., 1941-45)

Awarded the Medal of Honor after rescuing 15 Navy pilots, under heavy fire, off the coast of Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.

Father: Edward Gordon
Mother: Ada Ruth Bearden
Brother: Edward Gordon, Jr.
Wife: (m. 1945, d. 1995)

    University: Columbia Military Academy, Columbia, TN
    University: Arkansas Polytechnic College, Russellville, AR
    Law School: JD, University of Arkansas Law School (1939)

    Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (1947-67)
    Congressional Medal of Honor
    Air Medal six
    Distinguished Flying Cross two

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