American lawyer and politicianDied when: 91 years 270 days (1100 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Carl Bert Albert (May 10, 1908 – February 4, 2000) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 46th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977 and represented Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1947 to 1977.
At 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 metres) tall, Albert was affectionately known as the "Little Giant from Little Dixie", and held the highest political office of any Oklahoman in American history.
To view the Carl Albert Photograph Collection visit Carl Albert Wikimedia Commons.