Pete Domenici

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Pete Domenici
Pete Domenici official portrait 2.jpg
United States Senator
from New Mexico
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Clinton P. Anderson
Succeeded by Tom Udall
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Jeff Bingaman
Succeeded by Jeff Bingaman
Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget
In office
January 20 – June 6, 2001
Preceded by Kent Conrad
Succeeded by Kent Conrad
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Preceded by Jim Sasser
Succeeded by Kent Conrad
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1987
Preceded by Fritz Hollings
Succeeded by Lawton Chiles
37th Mayor of Albuquerque
In office
October 1967 – March 1970
Preceded by Ralph S. Trigg
Succeeded by Charles E. Barnhart
Personal details
Born (1932-07-05)July 5, 1932
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Died September 13, 2017(2017-09-13) (aged 85)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Nancy Burk Domenici
Children Nine
Residence Albuquerque, New Mexico
Alma mater University of New Mexico (B.A.)
University of Denver (J.D.)
Occupation Attorney

Pete Domenici (May 7, 1932[1] – September 13, 2017) was a Republican U.S. Senator from New Mexico. He served in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009. He was Mayor of Albuquerque from 1967 to 1970.[1]

Domenici was born on May 7, 1932 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He studied at University of New Mexico and at University of Denver. He was married to Nancy Burk Domenici until his death in 2017. They had nine children.

Domenici died on September 13, 2017 from complications from abdominal surgery in Albuquerque at the age of 85.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Domenici, Pete". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  2. End of an Era: Sen. Pete Domenici passes away in Albuquerque

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