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us: Ford, Wendell H., 1924-



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    • found: His The public papers ... c1978: t.p. (Governor Wendell H. Ford) CIP galley (Wendell Hampton Ford, b. 9/8/24)
    • found: His Activities of the Joint Committee on Printing ... 1991: t.p. (Senator Wendell H. Ford)
    • found: Congressional dir., 1989-1990 (Wendell H. Ford, b. 9/8/24; governor, Ky., 1971-74; elected to U.S. Senate, 11/5/74)
    • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, June 26, 2013 (Ford, Wendell Hampton, a Senator from Kentucky; born near Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., September 8, 1924; attended the public schools of Daviess County; attended the University of Kentucky 1942-1943; graduated, Maryland School of Insurance 1947; engaged in insurance business in Kentucky; served in the United States Army 1944-1946; Kentucky National Guard 1942-1962; chief assistant to Kentucky Governor 1959-1961; member, State senate 1965-1967; lieutenant governor 1967-1971; Governor of Kentucky 1971-1974; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in November 1974 for the term commencing January 3, 1975; subsequently appointed by the Governor, December 28, 1974, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Marlow W. Cook for the term ending January 3, 1975; reelected in 1980, 1986, and again in 1992 for the term ending January 3, 1999; not a candidate for reelection in 1998; Democratic whip 1991-1999; chairman, Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (Ninety-fifth Congress), Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (Ninety-fifth through Ninety-seventh Congresses), Select Committee to Study the Committee System (Ninety-eighth Congress), Committee on Rules and Administration (One Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses), Joint Committee on Printing (One Hundred First and One Hundred Third Congresses))
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