Larry Pressler

U.S. Congressperson

1942 –

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Who is Larry Pressler?

Larry Lee Pressler is a U.S. politician from South Dakota. He served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 1979, then three terms in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1997, losing a re-election campaign to Tim Johnson in 1996. He was the first Vietnam veteran to be elected to the Senate.

Since leaving the Senate, Pressler has served as a lawyer, business advisor and lecturer, and has remained active in politics and government. He has either considered running, or briefly run, for office several times. In December 2013 Pressler announced that would run as an independent in the 2014 mid-term elections for the U.S. Senate seat he lost to Johnson in 1996.

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Born
Mar 29, 1942
Humboldt
Also known as
  • Larry Lee Pressler
Spouses
Religion
  • Christianity
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
  • Harvard Law School
  • University of South Dakota
  • St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Employment
  • University of California, Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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