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  Boschwitz, Rudy
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NameRudy Boschwitz
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Plymouth, Minnesota , United States
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Born November 07, 1930 (87 years)
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Last ModifedSarnstrom
Aug 19, 2007 04:58pm
Tags German - Jewish - Moderate-to-Conservative - Pro Environment - Pro-Life - Judaism -
Infoborn in Berlin, Germany, November 7, 1930; attended the public schools in New Rochelle, N.Y., and Pennington, N.J.; attended Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.; graduated, New York University, New York City, 1950, and New York University Law School 1953; admitted to the New York bar in 1954 and the Wisconsin bar in 1959, and commenced practice in New York City in 1956; served in the United States Army Signal Corps 1954-1955; founder and chairman of a plywood firm; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in November 1978 for the term commencing January 3, 1979; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 30, 1978, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Wendell B. Anderson for the term ending January 3, 1979; reelected in 1984 for the term ending January 3, 1991; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1990 and in 1996; chairman, National Republican Senatorial Committee (One Hundredth Congress); is a resident of Minneapolis, Minn.


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  11/05/1996 MN US Senate Lost 41.28% (-9.04%)
  09/10/1996 MN US Senate - R Primary Won 80.59% (+72.30%)
  11/06/1990 MN US Senate Lost 47.86% (-2.64%)
  09/11/1990 MN US Senate - R Primary Won 86.92% (+73.83%)
  11/06/1984 MN US Senate Won 58.08% (+16.80%)
  09/11/1984 MN US Senate - R Primary Won 96.59% (+94.64%)
  12/30/1978 MN US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1978 MN US Senate Won 56.57% (+16.18%)
  09/12/1978 MN US Senate- R Primary Won 86.81% (+73.62%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MN US Senate - R Primary - Aug 14, 2012 R Pete Hegseth
St. Paul Mayor - Primary - Sep 13, 2005 DFL Randy C. Kelly
LA US Senate - Oct 06, 1990 D J. Bennett Johnston
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Ambassador to Somalia - Apr 24, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor