- Born in Russell
- Second lieutenant in army during World War II, received Bronze Star and Purple Heart
- Served as United States senator 1969 to 1996
- Two-time senate majority leader, and minority leader
- Gerald Ford’s vice presidential running mate in 1976
- Republican presidential candidate in 1996
- Received American Patriot Award in 2004
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