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Charles H. Percy

Charles H. PercyAKA Charles Harting Percy

Born: 27-Sep-1919
Birthplace: Pensacola, FL
Died: 17-Sep-2011
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian Science
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Illinois, 1967-85

Military service: US Navy (1943-45)

Defeated in 1984 by Paul Simon.

Father: Edward Percy
Mother: Elizabeth Hartings
Wife: Jeanne Dickerson (m. 1941, d. 1947)
Daughter: Valerie (twin, b. 1944, d. 18-Sep-1966 murder)
Daughter: Sharon Percy Rockefeller (twin, b. 10-Dec-1944)
Son: Roger (b. 1946)
Wife: Loraine Guyer (m. 1950)
Daughter: Gail (b. 1953)
Son: Mark (b. 1955)

    High School: New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL (1937)
    University: University of Chicago (1941)

    US Senator, Illinois (1967-85)
    Bell and Howell President and CEO (1949-63)
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Kennedy Center Trustee Emeritus
    Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    Traveled to the USSR Jun-1975
    Traveled to the USSR Nov-1980
    Risk Factors: Deafness

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 18-Sep-1964, DETAILS: Illinois Republican Percy

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