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Mike Mansfield

Mike Mansfield

Interment Location Visited Sequence in Graves I Have Visited
Arlington, VA April 18, 2024 9th Senate Leader visited

Photographed April 18, 2024.
Photographed April 18, 2024.
Photographed April 18, 2024.

Fast Facts

Born: March 6, 1903 in Brooklyn, New York, New York

Spouse: Maureen Hayes Mansfield (m. 1932-2000)

Military Rank: Private — U.S. Marine Corps

Political Affiliation: Democratic Party

House Tenure: 1943-1953

Senate Tenure: 1953-1977

Senate Democratic Caucus Leader Tenure: 1961-1977

Presidential Medal of Freedom: Awarded by Ronald Reagan (1989)

Died: October 5, 2001 in Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Heart Failure

Age: 98

Interment: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia

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