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Bill Bradley

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Bill Bradley
Bradley in 2020
United States Senator
from New Jersey
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byClifford P. Case
Succeeded byRobert Torricelli
Personal details
William Warren Bradley

(1943-07-28) July 28, 1943 (age 80)
Crystal City, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Ernestine Misslbeck Schlant
(m. 1974; div. 2007)
EducationPrinceton University (BA)
Worcester College, Oxford (MA)
  • Politician
  • basketball player
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Basketball career
Personal information
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolCrystal City
(Crystal City, Missouri)
CollegePrinceton (1962–1965)
NBA draft1965 / Pick: Territorial
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career1965–1977
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Career history
1965–1966Olimpia Milano
19671977New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points9,217 (12.4 ppg)
Rebounds2,354 (3.2 rpg)
Assists2,533 (3.4 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006
Men's basketball
Representing the United States United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo Team competition
Gold medal – first place 1965 Budapest Team competition

William Warren "Bill" Bradley (born July 28, 1943) is an American politician, basketball player, and educator. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Bradley was born in Crystal City, Missouri. He studied at Princeton University.

Bradley served as a United States senator of New Jersey. He served as senator from 1979 to 1997.

He ran for President of the United States in 2000.[1] He withdrew from the race. Al Gore would eventually won the Democratic Party ticket.

Bradley married Ernestine Bradley in 1974. Their marriage ended in divorce in 2007. They had one child. He is currently in a relationship with Betty Sue Flowers, former director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.[2]


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  1. Reich, Robert (2000-02-24). "The Case For Bill Bradley". The New Republic. Archived from the original on 2009-10-04. Retrieved 2009-09-08.
  2. Buchholz, Brad (May 31, 2009). "Betty Sue Flowers leaving behind 45 years in Austin to follow her bliss". Austin American-Statesman. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved February 17, 2011.

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