Arlen Specter

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Birthday
12, 1930
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Oct 16, 2012 (82)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1930
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Oct 16, 2012 (82)

About

Moderate politician who served as a Pennsylvania Senator from 1981 to 2011. He notably switched his party affiliations from Democrat to Republican in 1965 but switched back in 2009.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

Trivia

He was an assistant counsel for the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and he personally helped devise the 'single bullet theory'.

Family Life

He married Joan Levy in 1953.

Associated With

He was a multi-term United States Senator, which was also the case for Chuck Schumer.