Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I232146
  • Name: Claiborne de Borda PELL
  • RELA: 9th cousin 2x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 NOV 1918 in New York, NY
  • GRAD: 1940 Princeton University
  • Event: Military service BET 1941 AND 1945 U.S. Coast Guard
  • GRAD: 1946 Columbia University
  • Event: Elected U.S. Senator from Rhode Island BET 3 JAN 1961 AND 3 JAN 1997
  • Event: Appointed 1997 U.S. Delegate to the United Nations
  • Death: 1 JAN 2009 in Newport Co., RI
  • Event: Pic Claiborne de Borda Pell
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  • Note:
    PELL, Claiborne de Borda, (son of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr., great-great- grandson of John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne, great-great-grandnephew of George Mifflin Dallas, great-great-great-grandnephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in New York City, November 22, 1918; graduated, Princeton University 1940 and Columbia University 1946; served in the United States Coast Guard 1941-1945; served in United States Coast Guard Reserve; State Department and foreign service officer in Czechoslovakia, Italy, and Washington 1945-1952; businessman; served on a wide variety of government commissions and committees; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1960; reelected in 1966, 1972, 1978, 1984 and 1990 and served from January 3, 1961, to January 3, 1997; was not a candidate for reelection in 1996; chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations (One Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses); appointed U.S. delegate to the United Nations, 1997; was a resident of Newport, Rhode Island, until his death on January 1, 2009; interment in St. Columba's Chapel cemetery, Middletown, Rhode Island.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Herbert Claiborne PELL , Jr. b: 16 FEB 1884 in New York, NY
    Mother: Matilda BIGELOW b: 15 JAN 1895 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL

    Marriage 1 Nuala O'DONNELL
      1. Has No Children Living PELL
      2. Has No Children Living PELL
      3. Has No Children Living PELL
      4. Has No Children Julia Lorillard Wampage PELL b: 9 MAY 1953 in Washington, D.C.
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