John Culver

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John Culver
John Culver.jpg
United States Senator
from Iowa
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1981
Preceded byHarold Hughes
Succeeded byChuck Grassley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Iowa's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1975
Preceded byJames E. Bromwell
Succeeded byMichael T. Blouin
Personal details
Born
John Chester Culver

(1932-08-08)August 8, 1932
Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
DiedDecember 26, 2018(2018-12-26) (aged 86)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Children5 (including Chet)
Alma materHarvard University
Emmanuel College, Cambridge
ProfessionLawyer
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1955–1958

John Chester Culver (August 8, 1932 – December 26, 2018) was an American politician, writer and lawyer. He represented Iowa in both the United States House of Representatives from 1965 to 1975 and the United States Senate from 1975 to 1981.[1] He was a member of the Democratic Party.

His son was Chet Culver, who was Governor of Iowa from 2007 to 2011.

Culver died on December 26, 2018 in Washington, D.C. at the age of 86.[2]

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