Political Birthdays January 1st
- Today is New Year's Day, January 1, 2007. A happy and healthy New
Year to everyone in TPG. There are ten political birthdays today.
They are as follows:
William Howard Harsha (R-OH) is 86.
U.S. House 1961 to 1981
Sciota Co., OH, Prosecuting Attorney 1951 to 1955
Ernest Frederick "Fritz" Hollings (D-SC) is 85.
U.S. Senate 1966 to 2005
Governor of South Carolina 1959 to 1963
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina 1955 to 1959
SC House 1949 to 1955
First elected to U.S. Senate in a special election to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of U.S. Senator Olin D. Johnston.
Unsuccessful candidate for Democratic presidential nomination 1984
Dennis Wayne Archer (D-MI) is 65.
Mayor of Detroit, MI, 1994 to 2001
MI Supreme Court Associate Justice 1985 to 1993
Jonas Martin Frost, III (D-TX) is 65. (*)
U.S. House 1979 to 2005
Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. House 1974
Unsuccessful candidate for re-election to U.S. House 2004
Anthony Carroll Knowles (D-AK) is 64. (*)
Governor of Alaska 1994 to 2002
Mayor of Anchorage, AK, 1981 to 1987
Anchorage, AK, Municipal Assembly 1975 to 1979
Unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Alaska 1990 & 2006
Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Senate 2004
Jon Stevens Corzine (D-NJ) is 60. (*)
Governor of New Jersey 2006 to Present
U.S. Senate 2001 to 2006
Gary Earl Johnson (R-NM) is 54. (*)
Governor of New Mexico 1995 to 2003
Darrell E. Issa (R-CA) is 53. (*)
U.S. House 2001 to Present
Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Senate 1998
Robert Menendez (D-NJ) is 53. (*)
U.S. Senate 2006 to Present
U.S. House 1993 to 2006
NJ State Senate 1991 to 1993
NJ State Assembly 1987 to 1991
Mayor of Union City, NJ, 1986 to 1992
Union City, NJ, Board of Education 1974 to 1978
Originally appointed to U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by
the resignation of U.S. Senator Jon Corzine, who resigned having
been elected Governor of New Jersey.
John A. Sullivan (R-OK) is 42.
U.S. House 2002 to Present
OK House 1995 to 2002
First elected to U.S. House in a special election to fill the
vacancy caused by the resignation of U.S. Rep. Steve Largent.
(*) indicates additional information not contained in TPG listing.