Pete Domenici

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Pete Domenici
United States Senator
from New Mexico
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byClinton P. Anderson
Succeeded byTom Udall
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byJeff Bingaman
Succeeded byJeff Bingaman
Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget
In office
January 20 – June 6, 2001
Preceded byKent Conrad
Succeeded byKent Conrad
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byJim Sasser
Succeeded byKent Conrad
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1987
Preceded byFritz Hollings
Succeeded byLawton Chiles
37th Mayor of Albuquerque
In office
October 1967 – March 1970
Preceded byRalph S. Trigg
Succeeded byCharles E. Barnhart
Personal details
Born(1932-07-05)July 5, 1932
Albuquerque, New Mexico
DiedSeptember 13, 2017(2017-09-13) (aged 85)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Nancy Burk Domenici
ResidenceAlbuquerque, New Mexico
Alma materUniversity of New Mexico (B.A.)
University of Denver (J.D.)

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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