Which famous people have you outlived?

James Exon

American politician

Died when: 83 years 305 days (1006 months)
Star Sign: Leo

 

James Exon

John James "Jim" Exon (August 9, 1921 – June 10, 2005) was an American politician.He served as the 33rd Governor of Nebraska from 1971 to 1979, and as a U.S.

Senator from Nebraska from 1979 to 1997.A member of the Democratic Party, Exon never lost an election, and was the only Democrat ever to hold Nebraska's Class 2 U.S.

Senate seat.He was elected governor in 1970, re-elected in 1974, elected to the Senate in 1978, and re-elected to that seat in 1984 and 1990.

He is the only Nebraskan other than George W.Norris, the architect of Nebraska's unicameral legislature, to win five consecutive statewide elections.


Related People

William Proxmire
American politician
Bob Matsui
American politician
Peter W. Rodino
American politician
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License