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  Stevenson III, Adlai
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NameAdlai Stevenson III
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Chicago, Illinois , United States
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Born October 10, 1930
Died Still Living (84 years)
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Sep 05, 2009 12:41am
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InfoAdlai Ewing Stevenson III

(great-grandson of Adlai Ewing Stevenson), a Senator from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 10, 1930; attended grammar schools in Illinois, and Milton Academy, Massachusetts; graduated from Harvard College in 1952, and from the law department of the same university in 1957; entered United States Marine Corps as a private in 1952, served as a tank platoon commander in Korea, discharged as a first lieutenant in 1954 and from the Reserves in 1961 with the rank of captain; law clerk to justice of Illinois Supreme Court 1957-1958; was admitted to the bar in 1957 and commenced practice in Chicago, Ill.; member, Illinois house of representatives 1965-1967; treasurer, State of Illinois 1967-1970; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate on November 3, 1970, to fill the unexpired term caused by the death of United States Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen; reelected in 1974, and served from November 17, 1970, to January 3, 1981; was not a candidate for reelection in 1980; chairman, Select Committee on the Senate Committee System (Ninety-fourth Congress), Select Committee on Ethics (Ninety-fifth and Ninety-sixth Congresses); resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois in 1982 and 1986; is a resident of Hanover, Ill.


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FAMILY
Son Warwick Stevenson 1962-
Father Adlai Ewing Stevenson II 1900-1965
Grandfather Lewis G. Stevenson 1868-1929
Great-Grandfather Adlai Ewing Stevenson 1835-1914
Great-Grandmother Letitia Green Stevenson 1843-1913
Aunt Elizabeth "Buffie" Stevenson Ives 1897-1994
Brother Borden Stevenson 1932-
Brother John Fell Stevenson 1936-
Mother Ellen Borden Stevenson 1908-1972

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  11/04/1986 IL Governor Lost 39.97% (-12.70%)
  03/18/1986 IL Governor - D Primary Won 92.93% (+85.86%)
  11/02/1982 IL Governor Lost 49.30% (-0.14%)
  03/16/1982 IL Governor- D Primary Won 99.99% (+99.97%)
  11/05/1974 IL US Senate Won 62.15% (+24.93%)
  03/19/1974 IL US Senate- D Primary Won 82.90% (+65.79%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.27% (-58.80%)
  11/03/1970 IL US Senate Special Won 57.38% (+15.15%)
  11/08/1966 IL Treasurer Won 50.53% (+1.06%)
  11/03/1964 IL State House At-Large Won 0.46% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IL - District 11 - D Primary - Mar 20, 2012 D Bill Foster
IL District 10 - D Primary - Mar 20, 2012 D Brad Schneider
IL Governor - D Primary - Feb 02, 2010 D Dan Hynes
IL State House 071-D Primary - Feb 02, 2010 D Porter McNeil
IL State Senate 45 - Nov 04, 2008 D Martin "Marty" Mulcahey
IL US President - D Primary - Mar 21, 2000 D Bill Bradley
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
US Attorney General - Dec 17, 1973 NPA Reject
IL US President - D Primary - Mar 21, 1972 D Edmund S. Muskie
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.