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  Eagleton, Thomas F.
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NameThomas F. Eagleton
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St. Louis, Missouri , United States
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Born September 04, 1929
Died March 04, 2007 (77 years)
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Mar 04, 2007 02:33pm
Tags Caucasian - Liberal - Pro-Labor - Pro-Life - Catholic - Christian - Straight -
InfoThomas Francis Eagleton
Eagleton born in St. Louis, Mo., September 4, 1929; enlisted in the United States Navy and served from 1948 to 1949; graduated, Amherst College 1950; graduated, Harvard Law School 1953; elected circuit attorney of St. Louis, Mo., 1956; elected attorney general of Missouri 1960; elected lieutenant governor of Missouri 1964; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1968 for the six-year term commencing January 3, 1969; subsequently appointed December 28, 1968, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Edward V. Long for the term ending January 3, 1969; reelected in 1974 and 1980, and served from December 28, 1968, to January 3, 1987; unsuccessful Democratic vice-presidential candidate 1972; lawyer; is a resident of St. Louis, Mo.


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Mar 04, 2007 02:30pm Obituary Thomas Eagleton dies at 77  Article RMF 

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INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  07/19/1984 US President - D Convention Lost 0.46% (-55.95%)
  11/04/1980 MO US Senate Won 52.00% (+4.33%)
  08/05/1980 MO US Senate - D Primary Won 85.75% (+77.49%)
  11/05/1974 MO US Senate Won 60.07% (+20.79%)
  08/06/1974 MO US Senate- D Primary Won 87.48% (+81.16%)
  08/08/1972 US Vice President - D Appointment Lost 2.42% (-95.02%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Won 59.07% (+45.34%)
  12/28/1968 MO US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1968 MO US Senate Won 51.01% (+2.03%)
  08/06/1968 MO US Senate - D Primary Won 36.65% (+4.11%)
  11/03/1964 MO Lt. Governor Won 64.78% (+29.57%)
  08/04/1964 MO Lt. Governor - D Primary Won 78.65% (+62.45%)
  11/08/1960 MO Attorney General Won 57.60% (+15.19%)
  08/02/1960 MO Attorney General - D Primary Won 55.15% (+10.30%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MO Governor - D Primary - Aug 03, 2004 D Bob Holden
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D Richard A. Gephardt
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1984 DFL Walter F. Mondale
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
US Vice President Appointment - Dec 06, 1973 NPA Reject
US President - D Primaries - Jun 06, 1972 D Edmund S. Muskie
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