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Eugene McCarthy

Eugene McCarthyAKA Eugene Joseph McCarthy

Born: 29-Mar-1916
Birthplace: Watkins, MN
Died: 10-Dec-2005
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard, Woodville, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Minnesota, 1959-71

[1] Democratic-Farmer-Labor.

Father: Michael J. McCarthy (b. 1875)
Mother: Anna Baden
Sister: Mildred
Sister: Marian
Brother: Austin
Wife: Abigail Quigley (m. 1945, separated 1968, d. 1-Feb-2001, one son, three daughters)

    High School: St. John's Preparatory School, Collegeville, MN (1932)
    University: BA, St. John's University Collegeville, MN (1935)
MA Sociology, University of Minnesota (1939)
    Teacher: (high school)
    Professor: St. John's University Collegeville, MN (1940-43)
    Professor: St. Thomas College, St. Paul, MN (1946-49)
    Professor: Political Science, New School for Social Research (1973-74)

    US Senator, Minnesota (3-Jan-1959 to 3-Jan-1971)
    US Congressman, Minnesota 4th (3-Jan-1949 to 3-Jan-1959)
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    US English Advisory Board
    Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Federation for American Immigration Reform Board of Advisors
    Draft Deferment: World War II 4-F
    Funeral: Martin Luther King (1968)
    Traveled to the USSR Jan-1970
    Secret Service Codename Instructor
    German Ancestry Maternal
    Irish Ancestry Paternal

Is the subject of books:
Eugene McCarthy: The Rise and Fall of Postwar American Liberalism, 2004

Author of books:
Parting Shots From My Brittle Bow: Reflections on American Politics and Life (2004, memoir)

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