Ted Stevens

Ted Stevens

Original Name Theodore Fulton
Birth
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Death 9 Aug 2010 (aged 86)
Aleknagik, Dillingham Census Area, Alaska, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 30 Grave 281-LH
Memorial ID 56881651 · View Source
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US Senator. He served in the United States Senate from January 1968 to January 2009 as a representative from the state of Alaska. Educated at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Harvard Law School, he served in China during World War II as a member of the US Army Air Corps. He was admitted to the California Bar Association in 1950, the District of Columbia Bar Association in 1951 and the Alaska Bar Association in 1957. He joined the Department of the Interior during the mid 1950s, serving as a legislative counsel, assistant to the Secretary of the Interior and chief counsel. From 1964 to 1968 he served in the Alaska State House of Representatives, where he served as speaker pro tempore and House majority leader. He was appointed to the US Senate in December 1968 following the death of Senator Edward L. Bartlett. As a member of the U.S. Senate he served as chair of the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee, the Select Committee on Ethics, the Committee on Rules and Administration, the Committee on Governmental Affairs, the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. He was indicted and convicted on charges of making false statements on federal financial forms by a federal grand jury. His conviction was subsequently overturned by a federal judge over charges of prosecutor misconduct. He was killed in a fatal plane crash along with five other passengers near Dillingham, Alaska.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ted Stevens (18 Nov 1923–9 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56881651, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .