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  Pastore, John O.
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NameJohn O. Pastore
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Cranston, Rhode Island , United States
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Born March 17, 1907
DiedJuly 15, 2000 (93 years)
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Infoborn in Providence, R.I., March 17, 1907; attended the public schools; graduated from the law school of Northeastern University, Boston, Mass., in 1931; was admitted to the bar in 1932 and commenced the practice of law at Providence, R.I.; member, State house of representatives 1935-1937; assistant attorney general of Rhode Island 1937-1938; member Providence Charter Revision Commission 1939-1940; again assistant attorney general 1940-1944; elected lieutenant governor of Rhode Island in 1944 and assumed the office of Governor, October 6, 1945; elected Governor in 1946; reelected in 1948 but resigned December 18, 1950, having been elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, November 7, 1950, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of J. Howard McGrath for the term ending January 3, 1953; reelected in 1952, 1958, 1964, and again in 1970 and served from December 19, 1950, until his resignation December 28, 1976; was not a candidate for reelection in 1976; co-chairman, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (Eighty-eighth, Ninetieth, Ninety-second, and Ninety-fourth Congresses); was a resident of Cranston, R.I. and North Kingstown, R.I. until his death due to kidney failure on July 15, 2000; interment in St. Ann�s Cemetery in Cranston.


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  11/03/1970 RI US Senate Won 67.54% (+36.08%)
  09/15/1970 RI US Senate- D Primary Won 88.06% (+76.13%)
  11/03/1964 RI US Senate Won 82.73% (+65.46%)
  11/04/1958 RI US Senate Won 64.49% (+28.97%)
  11/04/1952 RI US Senate Won 54.78% (+9.56%)
  11/07/1950 RI US Senate - Special Election Won 61.63% (+23.26%)
  11/02/1948 RI Governor Won 61.15% (+22.73%)
  11/05/1946 RI Governor Won 54.27% (+8.54%)
  10/06/1945 RI Governor - Succession Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
RI US Senate - D Primary - Sep 14, 1976 D Philip W. Noel
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 17, 1970 R Harry Blackmun
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 08, 1970 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Nov 21, 1969 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall