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Ralph Nader

lawyer , writer

Ralph Nader, American advocate, lawyer, writer. Bar: Connecticut 1958, Massachusetts 1959, United States Supreme Ct 1959. Named one of 10 Outstanding Young Men of Year, United States Junior Chamber of C., 1967; recipient Nieman Fellows award, 1965-1966. United States presidential candidate Green Party, 1996, 2000, Indiana Party, 2004, 2008; Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Nader, Ralph was born on February 27, 1934 in Winsted, Connecticut, United States. Son of Nadra and Rose (Bouziane) Nader.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1955. Bachelor of Laws with distinction, Harvard University, 1958.

Career

Former attorney, Hartford, Connecticut. Professor history & government University Hartford, 1961-1963. Staff member to assistant secretary of labor United States Senate, Washington, 1964.

Founder, director Public Citizen, 1971—1980. Founder of numerous non-profit organization's, since 1969, including Center for Study of Responsive Law, 1969, Center Women's Policy Studies, 1972, Center Insurance Research, 1995, Center Justice & Democracy, 1998, others. Served with United States Army, 1959.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1958, Massachusetts 1959, United States Supreme Ct 1959.

Works

Membership

United States presidential candidate Green Party, 1996, 2000, Indiana Party, 2004, 2008. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Nadra Nader

mother:
Rose (Bouziane) Nader