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Everett Dirksen

Everett DirksenAKA Everett McKinley Dirksen

Born: 4-Jan-1896
Birthplace: Pekin, IL
Died: 7-Sep-1969
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Glendale Memorial Cemetery, Pekin, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Illinois, 1951-69

Military service: US Army

Daughter: Joy Dirksen (m. to former U.S. Senator Howard Baker, d. 1993 cancer)

    University: University of Minnesota (attended 1915-17)

    US Senator, Illinois (1951-69)
    US Congressman, Illinois (1933-49)
    Illinois State Official Commissioner of Finance, Pekin, IL (1927-31)
    Alfalfa Club 1966
    American Bar Association
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Freemasonry Pekin Masonic Lodge #29, Pekin, IL
    Loyal Order of Moose
    Oddfellows
    Shriners
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Alfalfa Party candidate for US President
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1968
    Grammy Best Documentary Recording for Gallant Men, 1968
    McCarthy Hearings

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Monitors (8-Oct-1969)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #1874 (15 cents, issued 4-Jan-1981)


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