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us: Pell, Claiborne, 1918-2009



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    • us: Pell, Mr. (Claiborne), 1918-2009
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    • found: Rhode Island. General Rochambeau Commission. Rochambeau and Rhode Island, 1954?
    • found: LC database, Oct. 4, 2007 (hdg.: Pell, Claiborne, 1918- ; usage: Claiborne Pell)
    • found: Indian Education Act of 1971, 1971: t.p. (Mr. Pell, from the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare and the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong., 1774-2005, 2005 (Pell, Claiborne de Borda; a Senator from R.I.; b. Nov. 22, 1918)
    • found: New York times WWW site, Jan. 2, 2009 (in obituary published Jan. 1: Claiborne Pell; b. Claiborne deBorda Pell, Nov. 22, 1918, Manhattan; d. just after midnight Thursday [Jan. 1, 2009], Newport, R.I., aged 90; quirky, patrician former senator from Rhode Island who created the college grant program that bears his name and wrote the legislation that established the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, November 4, 2013 (Pell, Claiborne de Borda, (son of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr., great-great-grandson of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne, great-great-grandnephew of George Mifflin Dallas, great-great-great-grandnephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in New York City, November 22, 1918; graduated, Princeton University 1940 and Columbia University 1946; served in the United States Coast Guard 1941-1945; served in United States Coast Guard Reserve; State Department and foreign service officer in Czechoslovakia, Italy, and Washington 1945-1952; businessman; served on a wide variety of government commissions and committees; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1960; reelected in 1966, 1972, 1978, 1984 and 1990 and served from January 3, 1961, to January 3, 1997; was not a candidate for reelection in 1996; chairman, Committee on Rules and Administration (Ninety-fifth through Ninety-Sixth Congresses); Committee on Foreign Relations (One Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses); appointed U.S. delegate to the United Nations, 1997; was a resident of Newport, Rhode Island, until his death on January 1, 2009; interment in St. Columba's Chapel cemetery, Middletown, Rhode Island))
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