Paul Wellstone, U.S. Senator

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Paul David Wellstone

Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Death: October 25, 2002 (58)
Eveleth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Leon Wellstone and Minnie Wellstone
Husband of Sheila Wellstone
Father of Marcia Markuson; Private and Private

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About Paul Wellstone, U.S. Senator

Paul David Wellstone, a Senator from Minnesota; born in Washington, D.C., July 21, 1944; attended the public schools in Arlington, Va.; B.A., University of North Carolina, 1965; Ph.D., University of North Carolina 1969; taught political science at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1969-1990; director, Minnesota Community Energy Program, September 1983-September 1984; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1990; reelected in 1996 and served from January 3, 1991, until his death in a plane crash on October 25, 2002; interment in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn.

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Paul Wellstone, U.S. Senator's Timeline

July 21, 1944
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
October 25, 2002
Age 58
Eveleth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States