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  Tunney, John V.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameJohn V. Tunney
Address
Riverside, California , United States
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Born June 26, 1934
DiedJanuary 12, 2018 (83 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 14, 2018 05:26pm
Tags Irish - Liberal - Married - Cancer -
Infoborn in New York City, June 26, 1934; graduated from Yale University 1956; attended the Academy of International Law at The Hague, Netherlands, in 1957; graduated from the law school of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1959; was admitted to the Virginia and New York bars in 1959 and commenced practice in New York City; joined the United States Air Force as a judge advocate and served until discharged as a captain in April 1963; taught business law at the University of California at Riverside in 1961 and 1962; admitted to practice law in California in 1963; special adviser to the President?s Committee on Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime 1963-1968; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress; reelected to the two succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1965, until his resignation January 2, 1971; was not a candidate for reelection, but was elected in 1970 to the United States Senate for the six-year term commencing January 3, 1971; subsequently appointed by the Governor, January 2, 1971, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George Murphy for the term ending January 3, 1971; served from January 2, 1971, until his resignation January 1, 1977; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1976; resumed the practice of law in Los Angeles; is a resident of Beverly Hills, Calif.


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DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.00000 Average

FAMILY
Father Gene Tunney 1897-1978
Mother Polly Lauder Tunney 1907-2008

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/02/1976 CA US Senate Lost 46.88% (-3.29%)
  06/08/1976 CA US Senate - D Primary Won 53.79% (+17.10%)
  01/02/1971 CA US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1970 CA US Senate Won 53.86% (+9.53%)
  06/02/1970 CA US Senate - D Primary Won 41.58% (+8.16%)
  11/05/1968 CA District 38 Won 62.66% (+27.21%)
  11/08/1966 CA District 38 Won 54.51% (+9.02%)
  11/03/1964 CA District 38 Won 52.82% (+5.63%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
US Attorney General - Dec 17, 1973 NPA Reject
CA US President - D Primary - Jun 06, 1972 D George S. McGovern
US President - D Primaries - Jun 06, 1972 D Edmund S. Muskie
US President - D Primaries - Jun 06, 1972 D George S. McGovern
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.