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Eugene Joseph McCarthy

Eugene Joseph McCarthy, American writer, former senator. Achievements include candidate for presidential nomination of Democratic Party, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1988, 1992.

Background

  • McCARTHY, Eugene was born on March 29, 1916 in Watkins, Minnesota, United States. Son of late Michael J. McCarthy and Anna Baden McCarthy.

  • Education

    • AB, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1935. AM, University of Minnesota, 1939.

    Career

    • Teacher public schools, 1935-1940, 45. Professor economic education St. John's University, 1940-1942. Civilian technical work with Military Intelligence Division, United States Department War, 1944.

      Instructor sociology and economics St. Thomas College, St. Paul, 1946-1948. Member 81st-85th Congresses from 4th Minnesota district, 1949-1959, member ways and means committee. United States senator from Minnesota, 1959-1970.

      Member senate finance, foreign relations and government operations committees. Adlai Stevenson professor political science New School for Social Research, 1973-1974. Syndicated columnist, from 1977.

      Director Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include candidate for presidential nomination of Democratic Party, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1988, 1992.

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    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    United States House of Representatives (Fourth Minn, district) 1949-1958.

    Connections

    • Married Abigail Quigley, June 1945 (separated). Children– Ellen Anne, Mary Abigail, Michael Benet, Margaret Alice.
    • father: Michael John McCarthy
    • mother: Anna (Baden) McCarthy
    • spouse: Abigail Quigley
    • children: Ellen Anne McCarthy
    • Mary Abigail McCarthy
    • Michael Benet McCarthy
    • Margaret Alice McCarthy
    Eugene McCarthy
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    Born March 29, 1916
    Died December 10, 2005
    (aged 89)
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    • 1935
      St. John's University
    • 1939
      University of Minnesota
    • 1935 - 1940
      Teacher, public schools
    • 1940 - 1942
      professor, economic education St. John's University
    • 1944
      civilian technical work, with Military Intelligence Division
    • 1946 - 1948
      instructor, sociology and economics St. Thomas College
    • 1959 - 1970
      United States senator from Minnesota
    • 1973 - 1974
      Adlai Stevenson professor, political science New School for Social Research
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      • Achievements include candidate for presidential nomination of Democratic Party, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1988, 1992.
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      • Author: Frontiers in American Democracy, 1960, Dictionary of American Politics, 1962, A Liberal Answer to the Conservative Challenge, 1964, The Limits of Power, 1967, The Year of the People, 1969, Other Things and The Aardvark, 1970, Up 'Til Now, 1987, The Hard Years, 1975, Mr. Raccoon and His Friends, 1977,(with James J. Kilpatrick) A Political Bestiary, 1978, America Revisited, 1978, Ground Fog and Night, 1979, The Ultimate Tyrany, 1980, Gene McCarthy's Minnesota: Memories of a Native Son, 1982, Complexities and Contraries: Essays of Mild Discontent, 1982, The View from Rappahannock, 1984, Up 'Til Now: A Memoir, 1987, Required Reading A Decade of Political Wit and Wisdom, 1988, The View from Rappahannock II, 1989, (with William McGaughey) Nonfictional Economics: The Case for Shorter Hours of Work, 1989, Up Til Now, 1991, A Colony of the World: The United States Today, 1993, Required Reading, 1994, Eugene J. McCarthy: Selected Poems by Eugene J. McCarthy, 1997, No Fault Politics, 1999, An American Bestiary, 1999, 1968: War & Democracy, 2000, Hard Years: Antidotes to Authoritarians, 2001, Parting Shots From My Brittle Bow: Reflections on American Politics and Life, 2005.
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      • book: Frontiers in American Democracy A brilliant, challenging examination of major is
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      • book: A Liberal Answers to the Conservative Challenge : A Liberal Senator Vigorously Denies That Liberalism is Outmoded, and Restates Its Aims in Terms of Present-Day Problems
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      • book: Other things and the aardvark,
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      • book: Other Things and the Aardvark [signed presentation, and with TLS]
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      • book: A Political Bestiary: Viable Alternatives, Impressive Mandates, and Other Fables Hardcover - November 1, 1978
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      • book: Ground Fog and Night
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      • book: Ground Fog and Night by McCarthy Eugene J. (1979-06-01) Hardcover
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      • book: Complexities and Contraries: Essays of Mild Discontent
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      • book: The View From Rappahannock
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      • book: Up 'Til Now: A Memoir
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      • book: A Colony of the World: The United States Today : America's Senior Statesman Warns His Countrymen
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      • book: Eugene J. McCarthy: Selected Poems
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      • book: No-Fault Politics: Modern Presidents, the Press, and Reformers
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      • book: Crescent Dictionary of American Politics
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      • book: Gap Year: How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs
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      • book: Dictionary of American Politics, Over 1000 Definitions, A Guide to Better Understanding of American Government and Politics
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      • book: Required Reading: A Decade of Political Wit and Wisdom
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      • book: The Limits of Power
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      • book: The Bill of Rights Today: Constitutional Limits on the Powers of Government
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      • book: The Limits of Power: America's Role in the World
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      • book: The Bill of Rights Today: Constitutional Limits on the Powers of Government by Davey, Joseph Dillon (2008) Paperback
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