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Ted Stevens Edit Profile

also known as Theodore Fulton Stevens

United States Senator from Alaska

Ted Stevens, former United States Senator from Alaska. Bar: California, Alaska, District of Columbia, Supreme Court of the United States Court bars. Member American Bar Association, Alaska Bar Association, California Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Lodges: Rotary, Pioneers of Alaska, Igloo #4.

Background

Stevens, Ted was born on November 18, 1923 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of George A. and Gertrude (Chancellor) Stevens.

Education

Bachelor, University California at Los Angeles, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1950.

Career

Attorney Northcutt Ely, Washington, 1950—1952, Collins & Clasby, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1953. United States attorney District Alaska United States Department Justice, 1953-1956. Legislation counsel United States Department Interior, Washington, 1956—1957, assistant to secretary, 1958—1959, solicitor, 1960.

Partner Stevens & Roderick, Anchorage, 1961—1963, Stevens & Stringer, Anchorage, 1964, Stevens, Savage, Holland, Erwin & Edwards, Anchorage, 1964—1965, Stevens & Holland, Anchorage, 1966—1968. Member Alaska House of Representatives, 1965-1968, majority leader, speaker pro tempore, 1967-1968. United States Senator from Alaska, 1968—2009.

Minority whip, 1977—1981. Majority whip, 1981—1985. President pro tempore, 2003—2007.

Chairman United States Senate Appropriations Committee, 1997—2001, 2003—2005, United States Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, 2005—2007, vice chairman, 2007—2009. Served in United States Air Force, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: California, Alaska, District of Columbia, Supreme Court of the United States Court bars.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Alaska Bar Association, California Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Lodges: Rotary, Pioneers of Alaska, Igloo #4.

Connections

Married Ann Mary Cherrington, March 29, 1952 (deceased 1978). Children: Susan B., Elizabeth H., Walter C., Theodore Fulton, Ben A. Married Catherine Chandler, 1980.

1 child, Lily Irene.

father:
George A. Stevens

mother:
Gertrude (Chancellor) Stevens

spouses:
Ann Mary Cherrington

Catherine Chandler

children:
Susan B. Stevens

Elizabeth H. Stevens

Walter C. Stevens

Theodore Fulton Stevens

Ben A. Stevens

Lily Irene Stevens