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Mike Gravel Edit Profile

also known as Maurice Robert Gravel

United States Senator from Alaska

Mike GRAVEL, American politician. Alaska House of Representatives 1962-1966.

Background

Gravel, Mike was born on May 13, 1930 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Alphonse and Maria (Bourassa) Gravel.

Education

Student, American International University, 1950—1951. Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1956.

Career

Member Alaska House Representatives, 1962—1966, speaker, 1965—1966. United States Senator from Alaska, 1969—1981. Founder, president The Democracy Foundation, 1989.

Special adjutant in the Communication Intelligence Services and as a Special Agent in the Counter Intelligence Corps. United States Army, 1951-1953.

Membership

Alaska House of Representatives 1962-1966.

Connections

Married Rita Jeannette Martin, 1959 (divorced). Married Whitney Stewart, 1984. Children: Martin Anthony, Lynne Denise.

father:
Alphonse Gravel

mother:
Maria (Bourassa) Gravel

spouses:
Rita Jeannette Martin

Whitney Stewart

children:
Martin Anthony Gravel

Lynne Denise Gravel