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Adlai Stevenson III
United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
November 17, 1970 – January 2, 1981
Preceded by Ralph Tyler Smith
Succeeded by Alan J. Dixon
Personal details
Adlai Ewing Stevenson III

(1930-10-10)October 10, 1930
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died September 6, 2021(2021-09-06) (aged 90)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Nancy Anderson (m. 1955)
Alma mater Harvard University
Military service
Branch/service United States Marine Corps
Rank Captain

Adlai Ewing Stevenson III (October 10, 1930 – September 6, 2021) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He represented the state of Illinois in the United States Senate from 1970 until 1981. His father was Governor Adlai Stevenson II and his grandfather was Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson.

Stevenson III was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 10, 1930. He went to Milton Academy in Massachusetts, Harrow School, in England, and Harvard College. Stevenson had one son with his wife Nancy Anderson.

Stevenson died from problems caused by Lewy body dementia at his home in Chicago on September 6, 2021, at age 90.

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