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  Metzenbaum, Howard M.
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NameHoward M. Metzenbaum
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Cleveland, Ohio , United States
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Born June 04, 1917
Died March 12, 2008 (90 years)
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Mar 12, 2008 11:04pm
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Infoborn in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, June 4, 1917; graduated, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1939; graduated, Ohio State University School of Law 1941; admitted to the Ohio bar in 1941 and commenced practice in Cleveland; member, Ohio house of representatives 1943-1947; member, Ohio senate 1947-1951; campaign manager for United States Senator Stephen M. Young 1958, 1964; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for the United States Senate 1970; chairman of a group of suburban weeklies in the Cleveland area; appointed by the Governor, January 4, 1974, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William B. Saxbe and served from January 4, 1974, until his resignation December 23, 1974; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1974; resumed the practice of law; elected on November 2, 1976, to the United States Senate for the term commencing January 3, 1977; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 29, 1976, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert Taft, Jr. for the term ending January 3, 1983; reelected in 1982 and again in 1988 and served from December 29, 1976 to January 3, 1995; not a candidate for reelection in 1994; chairman, Consumer Federation of America (1995-).


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  11/08/1988 OH US Senate Won 56.97% (+13.95%)
  05/03/1988 OH US Senate- D Primary Won 83.57% (+67.15%)
  11/02/1982 OH US Senate Won 56.66% (+15.52%)
  06/08/1982 OH US Senate - D Primary Won 82.70% (+65.39%)
  12/29/1976 OH US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 OH US Senate Won 49.51% (+2.99%)
  06/08/1976 OH US Senate - D Primary Won 53.58% (+16.33%)
  05/07/1974 OH US Senate- D Primary Lost 45.64% (-8.72%)
  01/04/1974 OH US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1970 OH US Senate Lost 47.45% (-2.23%)
  05/05/1970 OH US Senate- D Primary Won 46.32% (+1.45%)
ENDORSEMENTS
OH US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D Howard Dean
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D Joycelyn Elders
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David H. Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board - Jul 28, 1983 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Nov 16, 1981 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
OH US President - D Primary - Jun 03, 1980 D Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy
US Vice President Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject