Eugene McCarthy

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Eugene McCarthy
United States Senator
from Minnesota
In office
January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1971
Preceded by Edward John Thye
Succeeded by Hubert Humphrey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1959
Preceded by Edward Devitt
Succeeded by Joseph Karth
Personal details
Born Eugene Joseph McCarthy
March 29, 1916(1916-03-29)
Watkins, Minnesota
Died December 10, 2005(2005-12-10) (aged 89)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Spouse(s) Abigail McCarthy (1915–2001)
Alma mater Saint John's University
University of Minnesota
Profession Professor
Religion Roman Catholicism

Eugene Joseph "Gene" McCarthy (March 29, 1916December 10, 2005) was a United States senator from Minnesota. He ran for President of the United States five times. He died from Parkinson's disease.

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