George J. Mitchell
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|United States Senator
May 17, 1980 – January 3, 1995
|Preceded by||Edmund Muskie|
|Succeeded by||Olympia Snowe|
|Senate Majority Leader|
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1995
|Deputy||Alan Cranston (1989-1991)
Wendell H. Ford (1991-1995)
|Preceded by||Robert Byrd|
|Succeeded by||Bob Dole|
|2nd Deputy President pro tempore of the United States Senate|
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1989
|President||John C. Stennis|
|Preceded by||Hubert Humphrey (1978)|
|United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace|
January 22, 2009 – May 13, 2011
|Succeeded by||David Hale|
|U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland|
January 3, 1995 – January 20, 2001
|Succeeded by||Richard N. Haass|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine|
October 5, 1979 – May 16, 1980
|Nominated by||Jimmy Carter|
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Succeeded by||Conrad Keefe Cyr|
|Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast|
|Preceded by||Sir David Orr|
|Succeeded by||Kamalesh Sharma|
|Born||George John Mitchell, Jr.
August 20, 1933
Waterville, Maine, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Sally Heath (m. 1961; div. 1987)
Heather MacLachlan (m. 1994)
|Alma mater||Bowdoin College
Georgetown University Law Center
|Service/branch||United States Army Counterintelligence Corps|
|Years of service||1954-1956|
George John Mitchell Jr. GBE (born August 20, 1933) is an American lawyer, businessman and politician. He is a Democrat. Mitchell served as a United States Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995 and as Senate Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995.
Early life[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- AFP, Obama's new Mideast envoy begins regional tour in Egypt, Jan 27, 2009
- Altman, Alex (January 22, 2009). "Middle East Envoy George Mitchell". Time Magazine. Retrieved February 19, 2009.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Quotations related to George Mitchell at Wikiquote
- Media related to George J. Mitchell at Wikimedia Commons
- United States Congress. "George J. Mitchell (id: M000811)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- George John Mitchell at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- George J. Mitchell on IMDb
- "George J. Mitchell collected news and commentary". The Guardian.
- George J. Mitchell collected news and commentary at The New York Times
- Works by or about George J. Mitchell in libraries (WorldCat catalog)