People From Martin County, Minnesota: Walter Mondale Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156247167

Published: May 31st 2010


42 pages


People From Martin County, Minnesota: Walter Mondale  by  Books LLC

People From Martin County, Minnesota: Walter Mondale by Books LLC
May 31st 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 42 pages | ISBN: 9781156247167 | 10.22 Mb

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Walter Frederick Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American politician and member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. He was the 42nd Vice President of the United States (197781) under President Jimmy Carter, a two-term United States Senator from Minnesota, and the Democratic Party nominee for president in 1984.

Later, during the administration of Democratic President Bill Clinton, he served as the United States Ambassador to Japan from 1993 to 1996. Walter Frederick Mondale was born on January 5, 1928 in Ceylon, Minnesota, the son of Claribel Hope (ne Cowan), a part-time music teacher, and Theodore Sigvaard Mondale, a Methodist minister. His fathers family was Norwegian American. Mondale spent his boyhood in the small towns of southern Minnesota, including Heron Lake and Elmore, the latter of which he claimed as his hometown for the purposes of his campaign biography during the 1980 presidential campaign.

He attended public schools. His half-brother Lester Mondale was a Unitarian minister. Mondale was educated at Macalester College in St. Paul and the University of Minnesota, where he earned his B.A. in Political Science, graduating in 1950.

He did not have enough money to attend law school. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for two years at Fort Knox during the Korean War, reaching the rank of corporal. Through the support of the G.I. Bill, he was able to attend law school, and graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1956. While at law school he served on the Minnesota Law Review and as a law clerk in the Minnesota Supreme Court under Justice Thomas F. Gallagher. He began practicing law in Minneapolis, and continued to do so for four years before entering the political arena.

Mondale became involved in national ... More:

Enter the sum

Related Archive Books

Related Books


Comments for "People From Martin County, Minnesota: Walter Mondale":

©2013-2015 | DMCA | Contact us