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Walter Huddleston
United States Senator
from Kentucky
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1985
Preceded by John Sherman Cooper
Succeeded by Mitch McConnell
Personal details
Born April 15, 1926 (1926-04-15) (age 93)
Burkesville, Kentucky
Political party Democratic
Jean Huddleston (m. 1947–2003)

(her death)
Alma mater University of Kentucky
Military service
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service 1944-1946
Battles/wars World War II

Walter Darlington "Dee" Huddleston (born April 15, 1926) is a retired American politician. He is a Democrat from the state of Kentucky. He represented Kentucky in the United States Senate from 1973 until 1985.

Huddleston was born on April 15, 1926 in Burkesville, Kentucky. He studied at the University of Kentucky. Huddleston was married to Jean Huddleston from 1947 until her death in 2003.

Huddleston was the CEO of the First Financial Service Corporation. In 2012, Huddleston announced he was stepping down as CEO of First Financial Service Corporation for health reasons.

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