Thomas Gore

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Birthday
10, 1870
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Mar 16, 1949 (78)
Birth Sign
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10, 1870
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Mar 16, 1949 (78)

About

American Democratic politician who served as a Senator from Oklahoma from 1907 to 1921 and from 1931 to 1937. He was rendered blind from an accident during his childhood.

Before Fame

He obtained his law degree from Cumberland University and was elected to the Senate only five years later.

Trivia

He was a vocal opponent of American entry into World War I and he was opposed to conscription because he felt that it would lead to unmotivated soldiers.

Family Life

He married Nina Belle Kay in 1900 and had two children with her. His grandson was author Gore Vidal who authored the television play The Indestructible Mr. Gore about him.

Associated With

He was a vocal supporter of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, although he did not support U.S. involvement in World War One.