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us: Danforth, John C.


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • John Claggett
  • Variants

    • us: Danforth, John, 1936-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19360905
    • Birth Place

        Saint Louis, Mo.
    • Associated Locale

        Saint Louis, Mo.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Princeton University
        • Affiliation End: 1958
    • Organization

        (naf) Princeton University
    • Affiliation End

        1958
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Yale Law School
        • Affiliation End: 1963
    • Organization

        (naf) Yale Law School
    • Affiliation End

        1963
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Yale University. Divinity School
        • Affiliation End: 1963
    • Organization

        (naf) Yale University. Divinity School
    • Affiliation End

        1963
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Missouri. Attorney-General's Office
        • Affiliation Start: 1969
        • Affiliation End: 1976
    • Organization

        (naf) Missouri. Attorney-General's Office
    • Affiliation Start

        1969
    • Affiliation End

        1976
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19761227
        • Affiliation End: 19950103
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Affiliation Start

        19761227
    • Affiliation End

        19950103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Organization

        (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
  • Sources

    • found: Government regulation ... c1977 (a.e.) t.p. (John C. Danforth) p. 3 (U.S. Senator, Rep. Missouri)
    • found: Congressional Dir. 1981 (John Claggett Danforth, b. 9-5-36)
    • found: Faith and politics, c2006 : t.p. (Senator John Danforth)
    • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, July 25, 2013 (Danforth, John Claggett, a Senator from Missouri; born in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Mo., September 5, 1936; graduated, St. Louis County Day (High) School 1954; graduated from Princeton University 1958, Yale University Law School and Yale Divinity School 1963; admitted to the New York bar in 1963, and commenced practice in New York City; ordained clergy, Episcopal Church 1963; attorney general of Missouri 1969-1976; unsuccessful Republican candidate for nomination to the United States Senate 1970; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1976 for the term commencing January 3, 1977; subsequently appointed on December 27, 1976, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Stuart Symington for the term ending January 3, 1977; reelected in 1982 and again in 1988, and served from December 27, 1976, to January 3, 1995; was not a candidate for reelection in 1994; chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation (Ninety-ninth Congress); resumed the practice of law; U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations 2004-2005; is a resident of St. Louis, Mo.)
  • Change Notes

    • 1978-04-12: new
    • 2013-08-26: revised
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