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Congressman

Carl Albert, American former congressman. Bar: Oklahoma 1935. Decorated Bronze Star medal; named Oklahoma Hall Fame.

Background

Albert, Carl was born on May 10, 1908 in McAlester, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ernest Homer and Leona Ann (Scott) Albert.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1931. Bachelor, Oxford (England) University, 1933. Bachelor of Civil Law, 1934.

Doctor of Laws, Oklahoma City University.

Career

Legal clerk Federal Housing Administration, 1934—1937. Attorney, accountant Sayre Oil Corporation, Oklahoma City, 1937—1938. With legal department Ohio Oil Corporation, Marshall, Illinois, 1939—1940.

Private practice Mattoon, 1938—1939, McAlester, Oklahoma, 1946—1947. Member United States Congress from 3rd Oklahoma District, 1947—1977. Majority whip, 1955—1962.

Majority leader, 1962—1971. Speaker, 1971—1977; With United States Army, 1941-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma 1935.

Religion

No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

Connections

Married Mary Harmon, August 20, 1942. Children: Mary Frances, David Ernest.

father:
Ernest Homer Albert

mother:
Leona Ann (Scott) Albert

spouse:
Mary Harmon

children:
Mary Frances Albert

David Ernest Albert