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  Sarbanes, Paul
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NamePaul Sarbanes
Address320 Suffolk Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21210, United States
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Born February 03, 1933
DiedDecember 06, 2020 (87 years)
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InfoPaul Spyros Sarbanes

Elected on November 2, 1976 and re-elected in 1982, 1988 and 1994, and most recently re-elected in November of 2000 to the United States Senate. Serves as Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. Also serves on the Joint Economic Committee; Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Senate Committee on the Budget, and is Chairman of the Maryland Congressional Delegation.

Three-term member of the United States House of Representatives, first elected on November 3, 1970 to the 92nd Congress. Subsequently re-elected to the 93rd and 94th Congresses. Served in Congress as a member of the House Judiciary Committee, Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee and the Select Committee on House Reorganization.

Served in the Maryland House of Delegates, 1966-1970. Member of the Judiciary Committee and the Ways and Means Committee. Vice Chairman of the Baltimore City Delegation for the 1968 session.

Executive Director of the Charter Revision Commission of Baltimore City, 1963-1964.

Administrative Assistant to Walter W. Heller, Chairman for President Kennedy's Council of Economic Advisers, 1962-1963. Legislative draftsman with the Maryland Department of Legislative Reference at the 1961 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Associate in the Baltimore law firm of Venable, Baetjer and Howard, 1965-1970.

Associate in the Baltimore law firm of Piper & Marbury, 1961-1962.

Law Clerk to Judge Morris A. Soper, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1960-1961.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Princeton University

Scholarship student, received A.B. degree in June, 1954. Majored in the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

Oxford University

Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, 1954-1957. Received First Class B.A.

Honours degree in the School of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.

Harvard Law School

Scholarship student, received LL.B. degree cum laude in June, 1960.

Served as Graduate Secretary of Phillips Brooks House, the Harvard-Radcliffe volunteer service organization.

PERSONAL

Born in Salisbury, Maryland on February 3, 1933, the son of Spyros (deceased 1957) and Matina Sarbanes (deceased 2001), both of whom immigrated to the United States from Laconia, Greece. Attended the public schools in Salisbury, Maryland, graduating in June 1950 from Wicomico Senior High School. In June 1960, married Christine Dunbar of Brighton, England, a graduate of St. Hugh's College, Oxford University; Lecturer in Classics at Goucher College, 1960-1973; and teacher at Gilman School, 1978 to 2000. Three children, two sons, John Peter, born May 1962 and Michael Anthony, born January 1965, a daughter, Janet Matina, born January 1968, and five grandchildren. Member of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation in Baltimore.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 48.00% ( 4.0) 39.00% ( 8.0) 13.00% ( 4.0)
06/10/2005-06/12/2005 Survey USA 52.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0) 17.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 16, 2005 02:00pm News Md. Senator Faints at Rodino's Funeral  Article Ben 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.80000 Average

FAMILY
Son John P. Sarbanes 1962-
Son Michael Sarbanes 1965-
Father Spyros P. Sarbanes 1892-1957
Brother Anthony S. Sarbanes 1937-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/07/2000 MD US Senate Won 63.18% (+26.44%)
  03/07/2000 MD US Senate - D Primary Won 83.24% (+73.29%)
  11/08/1994 MD US Senate Won 59.10% (+18.20%)
  09/13/1994 MD US Senate - D Primary Won 78.92% (+68.17%)
  11/08/1988 MD US Senate Won 61.79% (+23.60%)
  03/08/1988 MD US Senate - D Primary Won 85.78% (+78.60%)
  11/02/1982 MD US Senate Won 63.46% (+26.92%)
  09/14/1982 MD US Senate - D Primary Won 81.09% (+76.98%)
  11/02/1976 MD US Senate Won 56.55% (+17.70%)
  05/18/1976 MD US Senate - D Primary Won 55.21% (+20.25%)
  11/05/1974 MD District 3 Won 83.84% (+67.68%)
  11/07/1972 MD District 3 Won 69.71% (+39.43%)
  09/12/1972 MD District 3 - D Primary Won 53.91% (+29.83%)
  11/03/1970 MD District 4 Won 70.05% (+40.09%)
  09/15/1970 MD District 4 - D Primary Won 50.88% (+5.36%)
  11/08/1966 MD State House - Balt. City 2 Won 12.49% (-0.10%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 NPA Reject
US Attorney General - Jan 20, 2001 NPA Reject
MD US President - D Primary - Mar 07, 2000 D Al Gore
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 D Al Gore
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
U.S. Surgeon General - Feb 10, 1998 D David M. Satcher
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
US Ambassador to Switzerland - Feb 09, 1994 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 D M. 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 Souter
US Ambassador to Bahamas - Jul 08, 1989 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
US Secretary of Energy - Nov 04, 1982 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Nov 16, 1981 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
US Secretary of the Interior - Jan 22, 1981 NPA Reject
U. S. Secretary of State - Jan 22, 1981 NPA Reject
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject
MD Governor - Special Election - Jan 07, 1969 D Francis X. Gallagher