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  Cohen, William S.
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  1997-01-24  
 
NameWilliam S. Cohen
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Born August 28, 1940 (80 years)
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Sep 20, 2018 11:19am
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Infoborn in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, August 28, 1940; attended the public schools; graduated, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1962; graduated, Boston University Law School 1965; admitted to the Maine bar in 1965 and commenced practice in Bangor; instructor, University of Maine 1968-1972; assistant county attorney, Penobscot County 1968-1970; member, Bangor City Council 1969-1972; member, Bangor School Board 1970-1971; mayor, city of Bangor 1971-1972; author; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; reelected to the Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected in 1978 to the United States Senate; 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, Select Committee on Indian Affairs (Ninety-seventh Congress); Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Fourth Congress); Secretary of Defense in the Cabinet of President William Jefferson Clinton, 1997-2001.


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  01/24/1997 US Secretary of Defense Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 ME US Senate Won 61.34% (+22.70%)
  11/06/1984 ME US Senate Won 73.34% (+47.48%)
  06/12/1984 ME US Senate - R Primary Won 99.96% (+99.91%)
  11/07/1978 ME US Senate Won 56.59% (+22.65%)
  06/13/1978 ME US Senate - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 ME District 02 Won 77.11% (+57.46%)
  11/05/1974 ME District 02 Won 71.37% (+42.74%)
  11/07/1972 ME District 2 Won 54.39% (+8.77%)
  06/19/1972 ME District 2 - R Primary Won 61.06% (+22.13%)
ENDORSEMENTS
ME US President - Nov 03, 2020 D Joe Biden
ME District 02 - Nov 03, 2020 D Jared Golden
ME US Senate - Nov 06, 2018 I Angus King
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
ME Governor - R Primary - Jun 14, 1994 R Susan Collins
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 R Clarence Thomas
LA US Senate - Oct 06, 1990 D J. Bennett Johnston
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
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
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 1980 R Howard H. Baker, Jr.