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  Bumpers, Dale
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NameDale Bumpers
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Charleston, Arkansas , United States
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Born August 12, 1925
DiedJanuary 01, 2016 (90 years)
ContributorArmyDem
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Jan 02, 2016 03:09pm
Tags Caucasian - English - Irish - Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro-Choice - Pro-Labor - U.S. Marine Corps - ACLU - Christian - Methodist - Straight -
Infoborn in Charleston, Franklin County, Ark., August 12, 1925; attended the public schools of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; graduated, Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, Ill., 1951; admitted to the Arkansas bar in 1952 and commenced practice in Charleston; served in the United States Marine Corps 1943-1946; Charleston city attorney 1952-1970; special justice, Arkansas Supreme Court 1968; Governor of Arkansas 1970-1974; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1974 for the term commencing January 3, 1975; reelected in 1980, 1986, and again in 1992 for the term ending January 3, 1999; was not a candidate for reelection in 1998; chairman, Committee on Small Business (One Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses).


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May 19, 2005 03:00pm News [Former Sen.] Bumpers recovering from heart procedure  Article DFWDem 

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RACES
  11/03/1992 AR US Senate Won 60.18% (+20.35%)
  05/26/1992 AR US Senate - D Primary Won 64.50% (+29.00%)
  11/04/1986 AR US Senate Won 62.28% (+24.56%)
  11/04/1980 AR US Senate Won 59.09% (+18.22%)
  08/14/1980 US President - D Convention Lost 0.03% (-64.01%)
  11/05/1974 AR US Senate Won 84.90% (+69.79%)
  05/28/1974 AR US Senate - D Primary Won 65.04% (+30.09%)
  11/07/1972 AR Governor Won 75.44% (+50.88%)
  05/30/1972 AR Governor - D Primary Won 66.70% (+50.29%)
  11/03/1970 AR Governor Won 61.66% (+29.26%)
  09/08/1970 AR Governor - D Runoff Won 58.71% (+17.41%)
  08/25/1970 AR Governor - D Primary Won 20.01% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
AR US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
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
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 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
US Ambassador to Romania - Oct 02, 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
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
US Secretary of the Interior - Jun 11, 1975 R Stanley K. Hathaway