Bob Packwood

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Birthday
11, 1932
Birthplace
Oregon
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Oregon

About

Republican politician who served as a Senator of Oregon from 1969 until he resigned in 1995 due to allegations of sexual harassment and assault of women emerged.

Before Fame

He received a degree from New York University Law School, where he earned national awards in moot court competition and was elected student body president.

Trivia

He was a rare pro-choice republican who, two years before Roe v. Wade, introduced the Senate's first abortion legalization bill.

Family Life

He is the great-grandson of William H. Packwood, the youngest member of the Oregon Constitutional Convention of 1857. He married his second wife, Elaine, in 1998.

Associated With

In 1987, he crossed party lines to vote against admitting Robert Bork to the Supreme Court.