Claude Pepper

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Birthday
8, 1900
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
May 30, 1989 (88)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1900
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
May 30, 1989 (88)

About

Florida politician who represented his state in Congress from 1963 to 1989 after serving in the Senate from 1936 to 1951. He spent his time in the senate and congress advocating for the rights of senior citizens.

Before Fame

He was training in the Student Army Training Corps when World War I ended, sparing him from active duty.

Trivia

In the 1940's he was pro-soviet and in the 1950's he was anti-communist.

Family Life

He married Mildred Webster in 1936, the year he won his first Senate seat.

Associated With

He received the Presidential Medal of Honor from George Bush.