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  Adams, Brockman "Brock"
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  1986-01-01  
 
NameBrockman "Brock" Adams
Address
Seattle, Washington , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born January 13, 1927
DiedSeptember 10, 2004 (77 years)
ContributorEx-New Jerseyan
Last ModifedJuan Croniqueur
Dec 03, 2015 12:01pm
Tags Navy -
InfoADAMS, Brockman (Brock), a Representative and a Senator from Washington; born in Atlanta, Ga., on January 13, 1927; attended the public schools in Portland, Oreg.; graduated, University of Washington, Seattle 1949; graduated, Harvard Law School 1952; served in the United States Navy 1944-1946; admitted to the Washington State bar in 1952 and began practice in Seattle; taught law, American Institute of Banking 1954-1960; United States attorney for the Western District of Washington 1961-1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1965, until his resignation on January 22, 1977; chairman, Committee on the Budget (Ninety-fourth Congress); Secretary of Transportation in the Cabinet of President Jimmy Carter 1977-1979; resumed the practice of law in Washington State; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1986, and served from January 3, 1987, to January 3, 1993; was not a candidate for reelection in 1992; was a resident of Stevensville, Md., until his death, due to complications of Parkinson’s disease, on September 10, 2004; interment in Broad Creek Cemetery in Stevensville.

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Sep 10, 2004 12:00am Obituary Former Sen. Brock Adams Dies at Age 77  Article Ex-New Jerseyan 

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Importance? 8.00000 Average

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RACES
  11/04/1986 WA US Senate Won 50.66% (+1.98%)
  09/16/1986 WA US Senate - Blanket Primary Won 45.64% (+0.00%)
  01/22/1977 US Secretary of Transportation Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1976 WA District 07 Won 73.00% (+47.63%)
  09/21/1976 WA District 7 - Blanket Primary Won 66.93% (+49.11%)
  11/05/1974 WA District 7 Won 71.07% (+42.13%)
  09/17/1974 WA District 7 - Blanket Primary Won 66.01% (+46.95%)
  11/07/1972 WA District 7 Won 85.64% (+73.81%)
  11/03/1970 WA District 7 Won 66.60% (+34.79%)
  09/15/1970 WA District 7 - Blanket Primary Won 65.42% (+41.61%)
  11/05/1968 WA District 7 Won 65.57% (+31.54%)
  09/17/1968 WA District 7 - Blanket Primary Won 58.59% (+25.03%)
  11/08/1966 WA District 7 Won 62.77% (+26.73%)
  11/03/1964 WA District 7 Won 55.49% (+11.12%)
  09/15/1964 WA District 7 - Blanket Primary Won 34.20% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 NPA Reject
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