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J. William Fulbright

J. William FulbrightAKA James William Fulbright

Born: 9-Apr-1905
Birthplace: Sumner, MO
Died: 9-Feb-1995
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Cremated, Evergreen Cemetery, Fayetteville, AR

Gender: Male
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Conceived the Fulbright Scholarships

Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (195974.) Staunch opponent of the Vietnam War, Fulbright was defeated in 1974 and retired.

His efforts brought about the Fulbright Scholarships.

Father: Jay Fulbright
Mother: Roberta Waugh
Wife: Elizabeth Kremer Williams (two daughters)
Daughter: Elizabeth
Daughter: Roberta

    University: AB, University of Arkansas (1925)
    University: BA, Oxford University (Rhodes Scholarship, 1928)
    University: MA, Oxford University (1931)
    Law School: LLB, George Washington University (1934)
    Professor: George Washington University (1935)
    Professor: Lecturer, University of Arkansas (1936-39)
    Administrator: President, University of Arkansas (1939-41)

    US Senator, Arkansas (3-Jan-1945 to 31-Dec-1974)
    US Congressman, Arkansas 3rd (3-Jan-1943 to 3-Jan-1945)
    US Justice Department Attorney, Antitrust Division (1934-35)
    Alfalfa Club 1948
    American Philosophical Society 1953
    District of Columbia Bar 1934
    Rhodes Scholarship
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 5-May-1993

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Hearts and Minds (1974) · Himself

Is the subject of books:
Fulbright: A Biography, 1995, BY: Randall Bennett Woods

Author of books:
Old Myths and New Realities (1964, nonfiction)
The Arrogance of Power (1966, nonfiction)
The Crippled Giant (1972, nonfiction)


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