Albert A. Gore Sr.

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Al Gore Sr.
Albert Gore Sr..jpg
United States Senator
from Tennessee
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1971
Preceded byKenneth McKellar
Succeeded byBill Brock
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1953
Preceded byJohn R. Mitchell
Succeeded byJoe L. Evins
Personal details
Born
Albert Arnold Gore

(1907-12-26)December 26, 1907
Granville, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedDecember 5, 1998(1998-12-05) (aged 90)
Carthage, Tennessee, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Pauline LaFon (m. 1937)
Children2, including Al
EducationMiddle Tennessee State University (BA)
Nashville School of Law (LLB)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1944
Battles/warsWorld War II

Albert Arnold Gore, Sr. (December 26, 1907 – December 5, 1998), known to some as Al Gore before the fame of his son, was an American politician who was a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party from Tennessee.

He was the father of Albert A. Gore Jr., the 45th Vice President of the United States (1993–2001).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Turque, Bill. "Inventing Al Gore". The New York Times. Retrieved September 26, 2015.