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Walter Darlington D. Huddleston

Walter Darlington Huddleston, political scientist, consultant, former United States senator from Kentucky. Chairman Democratic Caucus, 1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member Kentucky Broadcasters Association (president 1958), Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce (president 1959).

Background

  • Huddleston, Walter Darlington was born on April 15, 1926 in near Burkesvill, Kentucky, United States. Son of Walter Franklin and Lottie (Russell) Huddleston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Kentucky, 1949.

    Career

    • Program-sports director Station WKCT-radio, Bowling Green, Kentucky, since 1949. General manager Station WIEL-radio, Elizabethtown, 1952-1972. Member Kentucky State Senate, 1966-1972, majority leader, 1970-1972.

      United States Senator from Kentucky, 1973-1985. Senior consultant Gray & Company, Washington, since 1985. Board directors 1st Federal Savings and Loan, Elizabethtown, Station WLBN-radio Lebanon, Kentucky.

    Politics

    Peace making is the creative and positive quest for the well-being of humankind and the planet on which people live.

    Religion

    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.

    Membership

    Chairman Democratic Caucus, 1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member Kentucky Broadcasters Association (president 1958), Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce (president 1959).

    Clubs: Pendennis (Louisville).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Jean Pearce, December 20, 1947. Children: Stephen Pearce, Philip Dee.
    • father: Walter Franklin Huddleston
    • mother: Lottie (Russell) Huddleston
    • spouse: Martha Jean Pearce
    • children: Stephen Pearce Huddleston
    • Philip Dee Huddleston
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    Nationality
    • 1949
      University Kentucky
    • 1949
      Program-sports director, Station WKCT-radio
      Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
    • 1952 - 1972
      general manager, Station WIEL-radio
      Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
    • 1973 - 1985
      United States Senator from Kentucky
    • 1985
      senior, consultant Gray & Company
      Washington, United States

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