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  • ID: I11125
  • Name: Albert Arnold GORE
  • RELA: 15th cousin 3x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 DEC 1907 in Granville Co., TN
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee BET 3 JAN 1939 AND 3 JAN 1953
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Tennessee BET 3 JAN 1953 AND 3 JAN 1971
  • Death: 6 DEC 1998 in Carthage, TN
  • Event: Pic Albert Arnold Gore
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  • Note:
    GORE, Albert Arnold, (father of Albert Arnold Gore, Jr.), a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in Granville, Jackson County, Tenn., December 26, 1907; attended the public schools; graduated from State Teachers' College, Murfreesboro, Tenn., in 1932, and from Nashville (Tenn.) Y.M.C.A. night law school in 1936; taught in the rural schools of Overton and Smith Counties, Tenn., 1926-1930; county superintendent of education of Smith County 1932-1936; admitted to the bar in 1936 and commenced practice in Carthage, Tenn.; Tennessee commissioner of labor 1936-1937; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress in 1938; reelected to the two succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, until his resignation on December 4, 1944, to enter the United States Army; reelected to the Seventy-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for reelection but was elected in 1952 to the United States Senate; reelected in 1958 and again in 1964, and served from January 3, 1953, to January 3, 1971; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1970; chairman, Special Committee on Attempts to Influence Senators (Eighty-fourth Congress); resumed the practice of law with Occidental Petroleum Co. and became vice president and member of the board of directors; taught law at Vanderbilt University 1970-1972; member of the board of petroleum and coal companies; was a resident of Carthage, Tenn. until his death on December 5, 1998; interment in Smith County Memorial Gardens in Carthage, Tenn.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Allan Arnold GORE b: 20 MAY 1869 in Smith Co., TN
    Mother: Margie Elizabeth DENNY b: 23 OCT 1878 in Smith Co., TN

    Marriage 1 Pauline LAFON b: 6 OCT 1912 in Palmersville, TN
    • Married: 17 APR 1937 in Tennessee
    1. Has No Children Nancy LaFon GORE b: 23 JAN 1938 in Carthage, Smith Co., TN
    2. Has Children Living GORE
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