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John Chester Culver

John Chester Culver, former United States Senator from Iowa. Recipient Harvard University Football Hall Fame; John C Culver Scholar grant, Iowa Democratic Party. Member of Linn Company & District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal, Iowa.

Background

  • Culver, John Chester was born on August 8, 1932 in Rochester, Minnesota, United States. Son of William C. Culver and Mary Miller Culver.

  • Education

    • Franklin High School, Cedar Rapids, Harvard College, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, Harvard University.

    Career

    • Legislature assistant to Senator Edward M Kennedy United States Senate, Washington, 1962—1963. Member United States Congress from 2nd Iowa Dist, 1965—1975. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1968.

      United States Senator from Iowa Washington, 1975—1981. Partner Arent Fox LLP, 1981—2009, retired counsel, since 2009. Interim director Institute of Politics (IOP) John F. Kennedy School Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, 2010—2011.

      Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1968. Served in United States Marine Corps, 1955-1958.

    Works

    • Co-author (with John Hyde): American Dreamer: The Life & Times of Henry A. Wallace, 2000.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of Linn Company & District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal, Iowa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, sports, historical restoration.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Cooper (divorced). Children: Christina, Rebecca, Catherine, Chester. Married Mary Jane Checchi.

      1 child John Vincent.
    • father: William C. Culver
    • mother: Mary Miller Culver
    • spouses: Anne Cooper
    • Mary Jane Checchi
    • children: Christina Culver
    • Rebecca Culver
    • Catherine Culver
    • Chester Culver
    • John Vincent Culver
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    Nationality
    • 1962 - 1963
      Legislature assistant, to Senator Edward M Kennedy United States Senate
      Washington, United States
    • 1965 - 1975
      member, United States Congress from 2nd Iowa Dist
    • 1968
      delegate Democratic National Convention
    • 1975 - 1981
      United States Senator from Iowa Washington
    • 2010 - 2011
      interim director, Institute of Politics (IOP) John F. Kennedy School Government
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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