Warren Magnuson

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Warren Magnuson
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
December 6, 1980 – January 3, 1981
Preceded byMilton Young
Succeeded byStrom Thurmond
In office
January 3, 1979 – December 5, 1980
Preceded byJames Eastland
Succeeded byMilton Young
Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1981
Preceded byJohn Little McClellan
Succeeded byMark Hatfield
Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee
In office
January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1977
Preceded byJohn W. Bricker
Succeeded byHoward Cannon
United States Senator
from Washington
In office
December 14, 1944 – January 3, 1981
Preceded byHomer Bone
Succeeded bySlade Gorton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1937 – December 13, 1944
Preceded byMarion Zioncheck
Succeeded byEmerson DeLacy
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1905-04-12)April 12, 1905
Moorhead, Minnesota, U.S.
DiedMay 20, 1989(1989-05-20) (aged 84)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Resting place47°44′21″N 122°17′34″W / 47.73920°N 122.29280°W / 47.73920; -122.29280 (Acacia Memorial Park)
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jermaine (Elliott) Peralta[1] (1923–2011)[2]
(m.1964–1989, his death)
Eleanor Peggy "Peggins" Maddieux (m.1928–1935)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Battles/warsWorld War II

Warren Grant "Maggie" Magnuson (April 12, 1905 – May 20, 1989) was an American lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was a U.S. Representative (1937–1944) and a U.S. Senator (1944–1981) from Washington.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Magnuson weds Seattle widow". Spokane Daily Chronicle. United Press International. October 5, 1964. p. 2.
  2. "Jermaine Elliott Magnuson". Find a Grave. Retrieved December 17, 2012.