James Abourezk

U.S. Congressperson

1931 –

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Who is James Abourezk?

James George Abourezk is a former Democratic United States Representative and United States Senator, and was the first Greek Orthodox Christian of Lebanese-Antiochite descent to serve in the United States Senate, where he was generally viewed as critical of US foreign policy in the Middle-East and North Africa area-notably regarding Israel and the Palestinian question.

He represented South Dakota in the U.S. Senate from 1973 until 1979.

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Born
Feb 24, 1931
Wood
Religion
  • Greek Orthodox Church
Ethnicity
  • Lebanese American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
  • University of South Dakota
  • University of South Dakota School of Law

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on July 23, 2013

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