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John Chester Culver

politician

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

  • Other Work

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

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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