James Abdnor

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Birthday
13, 1923
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
May 16, 2012 (89)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1923
Birthplace
South Dakota
Death Date
May 16, 2012 (89)

About

Republican Senator from the state of South Dakota from 1981 to 1987.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Army during World War II and then graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1945.

Trivia

He narrowly lost his Senate seat to then-Representative Tom Daschle, who would later become the US Senate Majority Leader.

Family Life

His father was named Samuel and his mother was named Mary and he was a second-generation Lebanese-American.

Associated With

He ran in the 1980 election against George McGovern for the United States Senate and beat him.