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  Burdick, Quentin N.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
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NameQuentin N. Burdick
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Fargo, North Dakota , United States
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Born June 19, 1908
DiedSeptember 08, 1992 (84 years)
ContributorRP
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2016 03:34am
Tags United Church of Christ -
Info (son of Usher L. Burdick, husband of Jocelyn Birch Burdick), a Representative and a Senator from North Dakota; born in Munich, Cavalier County, N.Dak., June 19, 1908; attended the public schools; graduated, University of Minnesota 1931 and from the law department of the same university 1932; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Fargo, N.Dak.; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress and served from January 3, 1959, until his resignation August 8, 1960; elected to the United States Senate June 28, 1960, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Langer; reelected in 1964, 1970, 1976, 1982, and again in 1988 and served from August 8, 1960 until his death in Fargo, N. Dak., September 8, 1992; chairman, Committee on Environment and Public Works (One Hundredth through One Hundred Second Congresses).


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DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Jocelyn Birch Burdick Jul 07, 1960-Sep 08, 1992
Father Usher Lloyd Burdick 1879-1960

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/08/1988 ND US Senate Won 59.45% (+20.39%)
  11/02/1982 ND US Senate Won 62.82% (+28.79%)
  11/02/1976 ND US Senate Won 62.10% (+25.54%)
  11/03/1970 ND US Senate Won 61.27% (+23.47%)
  11/03/1964 ND US Senate Won 57.64% (+15.29%)
  06/28/1960 ND US Senate Special Election Won 49.72% (+0.53%)
  11/04/1958 ND At-Large Won 27.02% (+0.46%)
  06/24/1958 ND At-Large - D Primary Won 43.07% (+23.58%)
  11/06/1956 ND US Senate Lost 36.01% (-27.60%)
  11/05/1946 ND Governor Lost 31.12% (-37.75%)
  11/03/1942 ND Lt. Governor Lost 49.15% (-1.70%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 NPA Reject
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
U.S. Surgeon General - Nov 16, 1981 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
US Secretary of the Interior - Jun 11, 1975 R Stanley K. Hathaway
US Attorney General - Dec 17, 1973 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 17, 1970 R Harry Blackmun
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 08, 1970 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Nov 21, 1969 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 23, 1969 R Warren E. Burger
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall
ND US President - Nov 02, 1948 D Henry A. Wallace