Claude Pepper biography

Claude Pepper

U.S. Congressperson

1900 – 1989

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Who was Claude Pepper?

Claude Denson Pepper was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. In foreign policy he shifted from pro-Soviet in the 1940s to anti-Communist in the 1950s. He represented Florida in the United States Senate from November 4, 1936, to January 3, 1951, and the Miami area in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1963 until his death on May 30, 1989.

In 2000, the United States Postal Service issued a 33ยข Distinguished Americans series postage stamp honoring Pepper.

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Born
Sep 8, 1900
Alabama
Religion
  • Baptists
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Law School
  • University of Alabama
Lived in
  • Alabama
  • Florida
Died
May 30, 1989
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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