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  Pryor, David H.
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NameDavid H. Pryor
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Camden, Arkansas , United States
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Born August 29, 1934 (84 years)
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May 24, 2016 07:38pm
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Infoborn in Camden, Ouachita County, Ark., August 29, 1934; attended the public schools of Camden; attended Henderson State Teachers College; graduated, University of Arkansas 1957; graduated, University of Arkansas Law School 1964; admitted to the bar in 1964 and commenced practice in Camden; founder and publisher, Ouachita Citizen 1957-1960; elected State representative in 1960 and reelected in 1962 and 1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress, November 8, 1966, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Oren Harris and at the same time elected to the Ninetieth Congress; reelected to the two succeeding Congresses and served from November 8, 1966 to January 3, 1973; was not a candidate for reelection in 1972 to the House of Representatives, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for the United States Senate; Governor of Arkansas 1975-1979; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1978; reelected in 1984 and again in 1990 and served from January 3, 1979 to January 3, 1997; not a candidate for reelection in 1996; chairman, Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred First through One Hundred Third Congresses).


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Oct 10, 2006 03:00pm General U.S. Senator David Pryor Hospitalized with Chest Pain  Article DFWDem 

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Importance? 8.00000 Average

FAMILY
Son Mark Pryor 1963-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  01/03/1993 US Senate Democratic Conference Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1991 US Senate Democratic Conference Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 AR US Senate Won 99.83% (+99.67%)
  01/03/1989 US Senate Democratic Conference Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1984 AR US Senate Won 57.35% (+14.70%)
  11/07/1978 AR US Senate Won 76.58% (+60.35%)
  06/13/1978 AR US Senate - D Runoff Won 54.91% (+9.82%)
  05/30/1978 AR US Senate - D Primary Won 34.27% (+1.81%)
  11/02/1976 AR Governor Won 83.24% (+66.49%)
  05/20/1976 AR Governor - D Primary Won 59.48% (+26.97%)
  11/05/1974 AR Governor Won 65.57% (+31.16%)
  05/28/1974 AR Governor - D Primary Won 51.02% (+17.92%)
  06/13/1972 AR US Senate - D Runoff Lost 48.00% (-4.01%)
  05/16/1972 AR US Senate - D Primary Won 41.35% (+0.00%)
  11/03/1970 AR District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1968 AR District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1966 AR District 4 Won 64.99% (+29.98%)
  11/08/1966 AR District 4 - Special Election Won 64.54% (+29.09%)
  08/09/1966 AR District 4 - D Runoff Won 64.52% (+29.03%)
  07/26/1966 AR District 4 - D Primary Won 36.32% (+15.28%)
ENDORSEMENTS
AR US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
AR US President - D Primary - May 18, 2004 D Wesley Clark
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
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor