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Ed Bethune

Ed BethuneAKA Edwin Ruthvin Bethune, Jr.

Born: 19-Dec-1935
Birthplace: Pocahontas, AR

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Arkansas, 1979-85

Military service: USMC (1954-57)

Representing Tom DeLay in his ethics probe. Formerly helped Newt Gingrich in his ethics probe.

Bethune and his wife were rescued by U.S. Coast Guard helicopters on 12 June 1990. For 36 hours they had withstood rough seas in their 30-foot yacht Salute 210 miles south of Cape Cod before finally issuing their distress signal.

Wife: Lana Bethune

    High School: Pocahontas High School, Pocahontas, AR (1953)
    University: BS Business Administration, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1961)
    Law School: JD, University of Arkansas School of Law (1963)

    Bracewell & Giuliani Lobbyist (1998-)
    US Congressman, Arkansas 2nd (1979-85)
    FBI employee (1964-68)
    Burlington Northern Washington Lobbyist
    Raytheon Washington Lobbyist
    Americans for a Republican Majority
    Chowder & Marching Society
    Friends of Newt Gingrich
    George W. Bush for President

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