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Herman Welker

Herman WelkerBorn: 11-Dec-1906
Birthplace: Cambridge, ID
Died: 30-Oct-1957
Location of death: Bethesda, MD [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Idaho, 1951-57

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1943-44, WWII)

Blackmailed Sen. Lester C. Hunt, who then committed suicide.


[1] National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

Father: John T. Welker
Mother: Zelda Shephard Welker
Wife: Gladys Taylor Pence Welker (one daughter)
Daughter: Nancy

    High School: Weiser High School, Weiser, ID (1924)
    University:
BA, University of Idaho
    Law School: LLB, University of Idaho (1929)

    US Senator, Idaho (3-Jan-1951 to 3-Jan-1957)
    Idaho State Senate (1949-51)
    State Bar of California
    Idaho State Bar (1929)
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias
    Freemasonry
    Shriners
    Oddfellows
    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    Sigma Chi Fraternity


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