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  Roth Jr., William V.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameWilliam V. Roth Jr.
AddressPO Box 105
Wilmington, Delaware 19899, United States
Emailcampaign@roth2000.net
WebsiteNone
Born July 22, 1921
DiedDecember 13, 2003 (82 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedMr. Matt
Jul 05, 2020 09:07pm
Tags Caucasian - Married - Army - Christian - Episcopalian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoROTH, William Victor, Jr., a Representative and a Senator from Delaware; born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., July 22, 1921; attended the public schools of Helena, Mont.; graduated, University of Oregon 1943; graduated, Harvard Business School 1947; graduated, Harvard Law School 1949; admitted to the California bar in 1950 and the Delaware bar in 1958; served in the United States Army 1943-1946; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and Ninety-first Congresses and served from January 3, 1967, until his resignation December 31, 1970; was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected in 1970 to the United States Senate for the term commencing January 3, 1971; subsequently appointed January 1, 1971, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John J. Williams for the term ending January 3, 1971; reelected in 1976, 1982, 1988 and 1994 and served from January 1, 1971, to January 3, 2001; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2000; chairman, Committee on Governmental Affairs (One Hundred Fourth Congress [January 3, 1995-September 12, 1995]); Committee on Finance (One Hundred Fourth Congress through One Hundred Sixth Congress [September 12, 1995-January 3, 2001]); was a resident of Wilmington, Del, until his death on December 13, 2003.

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Jul 10, 2007 03:10am News Bridge named for popular lawmaker  Article ScottĀ³ 
Jun 09, 2005 11:00am News Del. 1 bridge may be named for Bill Roth  Article ScottĀ³ 
Dec 15, 2003 12:00am News Former U.S. Sen. William Roth Dies  Article Wabash 
Oct 26, 2000 12:00am News In tight race, health issues dog Delaware's Roth  Article User 13 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.66670 Average

FAMILY
Wife Jane Richards Roth Oct 09, 1965-Dec 13, 2003

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RACES
  11/07/2000 DE US Senate Lost 43.70% (-11.83%)
  11/08/1994 DE US Senate Won 55.82% (+13.33%)
  11/08/1988 DE US Senate Won 62.06% (+24.12%)
  11/02/1982 DE US Senate Won 55.17% (+10.97%)
  11/02/1976 DE US Senate Won 55.81% (+12.19%)
  01/01/1971 DE US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1970 DE US Senate Won 58.83% (+18.73%)
  11/05/1968 DE At-Large Won 58.67% (+17.35%)
  11/08/1966 DE At-Large Won 55.77% (+11.54%)
  11/08/1960 DE Lt. Governor Lost 49.70% (-0.59%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
U.S. Surgeon General - Feb 10, 1998 D David M. Satcher
US President - R Primaries - Jul 07, 1996 R Robert J. "Bob" Dole
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 NPA Reject
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
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Ambassador to Mozambique - Sep 11, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.