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Slade Gorton

Slade GortonAKA Thomas Slade Gorton III

Born: 8-Jan-1928
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 19-Aug-2020
Location of death: Seattle, WA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Washington, 1981-2001

Military service: US Army (1945-46); USAF (1953-56); USAF Reserve (1956-80)

Father: Thomas Slade
Mother: Ruth Israel Gorton
Wife: Sally Jean Clark (m. 28-Jun-1958, until his death, one son, two daughters)
Son: Tod
Daughter: Sara Jane
Daughter: Rebecca Lynn

    University: BA, Dartmouth College (1950)
    Law School: LLB, Columbia Law School (1953)
    Teacher: University of Puget Sound (1977)

    9-11 Commission
    US Senator, Washington (1989-2001)
    US Senator, Washington (1981-87)
    Attorney General of Washington (1969-81)
    Washington State House of Representatives (1959-69)
    Member of the Board of IDT (-2006)
    American Bar Association
    Discovery Institute Board of Directors
    John McCain 2008
    Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age
    McCain-Palin Victory 2008
    National Constitution Center Board of Trustees
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    National Space Society Board of Governors
    Partnership for a Secure America Advisory Board
    Santorum 2006
    Terror Free Tomorrow Advisory Board
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)

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