David L. Boren

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Birthday
21, 1941
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Politician and Democrat who was the 21st Governor of Oklahoma before serving his state in the Senate from 1979 to 1994. After leaving politics in 1994, he became the 13th President of the University of Oklahoma.

Before Fame

He graduated in 1963 from Yale University, where he majored in American history and joined the secret society Skull and Bones.

Trivia

He was the longest serving Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

Family Life

His father, Lyle Boren, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1937 to 1947. His son, Dan Boren, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2005 to 2013.

Associated With

He was one of only two Democratic senators to vote in favor of the controversial nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court in 1987.