John Shelton Wilder facts for kids
He was the 48th Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee for 36 years from January 1971 to January 2007. He lost his re-election in 2006. He is the longest serving Lieutenant Governor in the history of the United States.
He was a Tennessee state senator from 1959 to 1961 and again from 1967 to 2009.
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