Walter Mondale facts for kids
|42nd Vice President of the United States|
January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
|Preceded by||Nelson Rockefeller|
|Succeeded by||George H. W. Bush|
|United States Senator
December 30, 1964 – December 30, 1976
|Preceded by||Hubert Humphrey|
|Succeeded by||Wendell Anderson|
|24th United States Ambassador to Japan|
September 21, 1993 – December 15, 1996
|Preceded by||Michael Armacost|
|Succeeded by||Tom Foley|
|23rd Attorney General of Minnesota|
Elmer L. Andersen
|Preceded by||Miles W. Lord|
|Succeeded by||Robert W. Mattson, Sr.|
Walter Frederick Mondale
January 5, 1928
Ceylon, Minnesota, United States
(m. 1955-2014; her death)
|Alma mater||Macalester College and University of Minnesota|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1951–1953|
Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American politician who was the forty-second Vice President of the United States (1977–1981) under President Jimmy Carter. He was a two-term United States Senator from Minnesota. Mondale was the Democratic Party nominee for president in 1984. He lost to Ronald Reagan.
Mondale was the first Vice President to have an office. He made the role of Vice President more important than it once was.
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Walter Mondale and Jimmy Carter, in front of Presidential helicopter Marine One in January 1979.
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