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Political Birthdays February 11th

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  • Joseph B. Craven, Jr.
    Today is Sunday, February 11, 2007. There are nine political birthdays today. They are as follows: Donald Edgar Buz Lukens (R-OH) is 76. (*) U.S. House
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 11, 2007
      Today is Sunday, February 11, 2007. There are nine political
      birthdays today. They are as follows:

      Donald Edgar "Buz" Lukens (R-OH) is 76. (*)
      U.S. House 1967 to 1971 & 1987 to 1990
      OH State Senate 1971 to 1986
      Convicted in 1990 of contributing to the deliquency of a minor by
      having a sexual relationship with an underage girl.
      Convicted in 1996 of bribery and conspiracy related to actions he
      took while a member of Congress.
      Unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Ohio 1970
      Unsuccessful candidate for re-election to U.S. House 1990

      David Michael Staton (R-WV) is 67. (*)
      U.S. House 1981 to 1983
      Unsuccessful candidate for U.S. House 1978
      Unsuccessful candidate for re-election to U.S. House 1982

      Robert Ruhl Simmons (R-CT) is 64. (*)
      U.S. House 2001 to 2007
      CT House 1991 to 2000
      Unsuccessful candidate for re-election to U.S. House 2006

      Michael Garver Oxley (R-OH) is 63. (*)
      U.S. House 1981 to 2007
      OH House 1972 to 1981
      First elected to U.S. House in a special election to fill the
      vacancy caused by the death of U.S. Rep. Tennyson Guyer.

      Ernest James Istook, Jr. (R-OK) is 57. (*)
      U.S. House 1993 to 2007
      OK House 1987 to 1993
      Warr Acres, OK, City Council 1982 to 1986
      Unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Oklahoma 2006

      Michael Okerlund Leavitt (R-UT) is 56. (*)
      U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services 2005 to Present
      U.S. Administrator of the EPA 2003 to 2005
      Governor of Utah 1993 to 2003

      John Ellis "Jeb" Bush (R-FL) is 54. (*)
      Governor of Florida 1999 to 2007
      FL Secretary of Commerce 1987 to 1988
      Unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Florida 1994

      Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin (D-WI) is 45.
      U.S. House 1999 to Present
      WI State Assembly 1993 to 1999
      Dane Co., WI, Board of Supervisors 1986 to 1994
      Madison, WI, City Council 1986

      Sarah Heath Palin (R-AK) is 43. (+)
      Governor of Alaska 2006 to Present
      Mayor of Wasilla, AK, 1996 to 2004
      Wasilla, AK, City Council 1992 to 1996
      Unsuccessful candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Alaska 2002

      NOTE #1: TPG has listed as "still alive" former U.S. Treasury
      Secretary and U.S. Senator Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr. (D-TX).
      According to the Congressional Directory's biographical database,
      Senator Bentsen died May 23, 2006 in Houston, Texas. He is buried
      in Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, also in Houston, Texas.
      http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000401

      NOTE #2: TPG has listed as "still alive" former U.S. Rep. Edwin
      Arthur Hall (R-NY). According to the Congressional Directory's
      biographical database, Rep. Hall died October 18, 2004 in Montrose,
      Pennsylvania. He is buried in Quaker Lane Cemetery in Silver Lake
      Township, Pennsylvania.
      http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000050

      (+) There is presently no listing for Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

      (*) indicates additional information not contained in TPG listing.
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