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.
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.
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.
Married Muriel Fay Buck, September 3, 1936. Children: Nancy Faye (Mistress.