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  Boren, David L.
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NameDavid L. Boren
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Norman, Oklahoma , United States
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Born April 21, 1941 (76 years)
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May 25, 2016 03:14pm
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Info (son of Lyle H. Boren), a Senator from Oklahoma; born in Washington, D.C., April 21, 1941; attended the public schools in Seminole, Okla. and Bethesda, Md.; graduated, Yale University 1963; attended Oxford University, Oxford, England, as a Rhodes Scholar and received a graduate degree in 1965; graduated, University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Okla., 1968; admitted to the Oklahoma bar in 1968 and commenced practice in Seminole; captain in the Oklahoma National Guard 1968-1974; chairman, department of government, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Okla., 1970-1974; member of the Oklahoma State house of representatives 1967-1975; Governor of Oklahoma 1975-1977; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1978; re-elected in 1985 and again in 1990 and served from January 3, 1979 until November 15, 1994, when he resigned; chairman, Select Committee on Intelligence (One Hundredth through One Hundred Second Congresses); Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress (One Hundred Third Congress); president, University of Oklahoma (1994-); is a resident of Norman, Okla.


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Importance? 7.66670 Average

FAMILY
Wife Janna Lou Little Dec 07, 1968-Oct 22, 1975
Son Dan Boren 1973-
Father Lyle Boren 1909-1992
Father In-Law Reuel W. Little 1901-1993

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  09/10/1996 US Vice President - REF Selection Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  11/16/1994 University of Oklahoma President Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 OK US Senate Won 83.18% (+66.35%)
  08/28/1990 OK US Senate- D Primary Won 84.30% (+73.35%)
  11/06/1984 OK US Senate Won 75.64% (+52.21%)
  08/28/1984 OK US Senate- D Primary Won 89.87% (+79.74%)
  11/07/1978 OK US Senate Won 65.49% (+32.63%)
  09/19/1978 OK US Senate - D Runoff Won 60.46% (+20.91%)
  08/22/1978 OK US Senate - D Primary Won 45.84% (+17.59%)
  11/05/1974 OK Governor Won 63.91% (+27.82%)
  09/17/1974 OK Governor - D Runoff Won 53.51% (+7.02%)
  08/27/1974 OK Governor - D Primary Won 35.59% (+0.00%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  06/06/2000 US President - REF Primaries Lost 0.00% (-33.39%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
OK US President - D Primary - Feb 03, 2004 ID Joe Lieberman
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
OK US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Al Gore
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1988 D Al Gore
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board - Jul 28, 1983 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor