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Hubert Horatio Humphrey

Hubert Horatio Humphrey, United States senator, former vice president of the United States. Recipient Junior Association of Commerce award for Outstanding Minneapolitan, 1945; named Outstanding Young Man in State, Minnesota Junior Association of Commerce, 1945.

Background

  • Humphrey, Hubert Horatio was born on May 27, 1911 in Wallace, South Dakota, United States. Son of Hubert Horatio and Christine (Sannes) Humphrey.

  • Education

    • Student Denver College Pharmacy, 1932-1933. Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1939. Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1940.

      Postgraduate University of Minnesota, 1940-1941. Recipient numerous honorary degrees.

    Career

    • Pharmacist with Humphrey Drug Company, Huron, South Dakot, 1933-1937. Assistant instructor political science Louisiana State University, 1939-1940, University of Minnesota, 1940-1941. Member administrative staff World Pet Association, later head state div.

      Assistant state supervisor adult education, chief war services section, director training re-employment div., 1941-1943. Assistant regional director War Manpower Commission, 1943. Visiting professor political science Macalester College, St. Paul, 1943-1944, professor, 1969-1970.

      State compaign manager Roosevelt-Truman Committee, 1944. Mayor City of Minneapolis, 1945-1948. United States senator from Minnesota, 1948-1964, 71-78, elected senate majority whip, 1961.

      Vice president United States, 1965-1969. Professor social science University of Minnesota, 1969-1970. Director, Chairman of the Board consultant Encyclopedia British, Encyclopedia British Ednl.

      Corporation United States delegate United Nations, 1956-1958. Delegate United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Conference, Paris, 1958. Honorary chairman President’s Council on Equal Opportunity, President’ Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity, National Aeronautics an Space Council, Peace Corps Advisory Council.

      Member National Security Council. Democratic nominee President United States, 1968. Board regents Smithsonian Institution.

    Works

    • Author: America and the Now Generation. Cause is Mankind: A Liberal Program for Modern America. Political Philosophy of the New Deal.

      Young America in the Now World. School Desegregation: Documents and Commentaries.

    Membership

    Member administrative staff World Pet Association, later head state div. Member National Security Council. Democratic nominee President United States, 1968.

    Board regents Smithsonian Institution. Member American Political Science Association, Public Administration Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho.

    Connections

    • Married Muriel Fay Buck, September 3, 1936. Children: Nancy Faye (Mistress.
    • father: Hubert Horatio Humphrey
    • mother: Christine (Sannes) Humphrey
    • spouse: Muriel Fay Buck
    • child: Nancy Faye (Mrs Humphrey
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    Died January 13, 1978
    (aged 66)
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