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  McCarthy, Eugene J. "Gene"
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<-  1991-01-01  
 
NameEugene J. "Gene" McCarthy
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St. Paul, Minnesota , United States
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Born March 29, 1916
DiedDecember 10, 2005 (89 years)
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InfoMcCARTHY, Eugene Joseph, a Representative and a Senator from Minnesota; born in Watkins, Meeker County, Minn., March 29, 1916; attended public schools in Watkins, Minn.; graduated from St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn., in 1935, and from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1939; taught in the public high schools of Minnesota and North Dakota 1935-1940; professor of economics and education at St. John’s University 1940-1943; civilian technical assistant in the Military Intelligence Division of the War Department in 1944; instructor in sociology and economics at St. Thomas College, St. Paul, Minn., 1946-1949; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1959); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1958; reelected in 1964 and served from January 3, 1959, to January 3, 1971; was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 1970; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Senate in 1982; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1968, 1972, and 1992; was a resident of Woodville, Va., until his death on December 10, 2005.

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Jan 14, 2006 10:00pm General Clinton Eulogizes Sen. Eugene McCarthy  Article Thomas Walker 
Dec 10, 2005 03:10pm News Former Sen. Eugene McCarthy dies  Article James Crews 

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FAMILY
Wife Abigail Eleanor Quigley McCarthy Jun 25, 1945-Feb 01, 2001
Son Christopher Joseph McCarthy 1946-1946
Daughter Eleanor McCarthy Howell 1947-
Daughter Mary Abigail McCarthy 1949-1990
Son Michael Benet McCarthy 1952-
Daughter Margaret Alice McCarthy Brown 1956-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  07/01/1992 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.54% (-51.44%)
  12/19/1988 US President Lost 0.00% (-79.18%)
  11/08/1988 US President National Vote Lost 0.03% (-53.34%)
  08/01/1988 US President - Consumer Campaign Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/14/1982 MN US Senate - D Primary Lost 24.09% (-44.97%)
  12/13/1976 US President Lost 0.00% (-55.20%)
  11/02/1976 US President National Vote Lost 0.93% (-49.14%)
  07/13/1972 US President - D Convention Lost 0.07% (-57.30%)
  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.10% (-58.97%)
  06/06/1972 US President - D Primaries Lost 3.46% (-22.30%)
  11/05/1968 US President National Vote Lost 0.03% (-43.38%)
  08/29/1968 US President - D Convention Lost 23.03% (-44.41%)
  08/18/1968 US President - PFP Convention Lost 1.36% (-71.95%)
  07/29/1968 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.11% (-73.90%)
  06/11/1968 US President - D Primaries Won 38.73% (+8.10%)
  06/11/1968 US President - R Primaries Lost 1.00% (-36.93%)
  05/14/1968 NE US President - Amer Primary Lost 0.20% (-97.62%)
  03/12/1968 NH US Vice President - D Primary Lost 8.15% (-48.10%)
  11/03/1964 MN US Senate Won 60.34% (+21.08%)
  09/08/1964 MN US Senate - D Primary Won 90.47% (+85.09%)
  08/27/1964 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  11/04/1958 MN US Senate Won 52.95% (+6.37%)
  09/09/1958 MN US Senate - D Primary Won 75.65% (+55.01%)
  11/06/1956 MN District 4 Won 64.07% (+28.14%)
  11/02/1954 MN District 4 Won 63.01% (+26.02%)
  09/14/1954 MN District 4 - D Primary Won 84.69% (+69.39%)
  11/04/1952 MN District 4 Won 61.71% (+23.41%)
  11/07/1950 MN District 4 Won 60.39% (+20.78%)
  11/02/1948 MN District 4 Won 59.43% (+18.86%)
  09/14/1948 MN District 4 - D Primary Won 37.38% (+1.83%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MN District 4 - Nov 07, 2000 DFL Tom Foley
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 D Al Gore
US President - Dec 15, 1980 R Ronald Reagan
US President National Vote - Nov 04, 1980 R Ronald Reagan
WA US Senate - Blanket Primary - Sep 15, 1970 D Carl Maxey
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 17, 1970 R Harry Blackmun
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 08, 1970 NPA Reject
US Ambassador to Greece - Dec 20, 1969 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Nov 21, 1969 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 23, 1969 NPA Reject
Minneapolis Mayor - Jun 10, 1969 R Dan Cohen
US President National Vote - Nov 05, 1968 DFL Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr.
CIA Director - Nov 29, 1961 NPA Reject
US President - D Convention - Jul 15, 1960 D Adlai E. Stevenson II
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1960 DFL Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr.
US President - D Convention - Jul 26, 1952 DFL Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr.