Slade Gorton facts for kids
|United States Senator
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||Daniel J. Evans|
|Succeeded by||Maria Cantwell|
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1987
|Preceded by||Warren Magnuson|
|Succeeded by||Brock Adams|
|14th Attorney General of Washington|
|Governor||Daniel J. Evans
Dixy Lee Ray
|Preceded by||John J. O'Connell|
|Succeeded by||Ken Eikenberry|
January 8, 1928|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||August 19, 2020
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Sally Jean Clark (1958–2013, her death)|
|Residence||Clyde Hill, Washington|
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College
Columbia Law School
He held both of the state's Senate seats in his career and was narrowly defeated for reelection twice as an incumbent: in 1986 by Brock Adams, and in 2000 by Maria Cantwell after a recount. Gorton was twice both Senior Senator (1983–87, 1993–2001) and Junior Senator (1981–83, 1989–93).
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