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Roth, William V., Jr. (William Victor), 1921-2003

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Personal name headingRoth, William V., Jr. (William Victor), 1921-2003
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Variant(s)Roth, William V., 1921-2003
Birth date19210722
Death date20031213
Place of birthGreat Falls (Mont.)
Place of deathWilmington (Del.)
AffiliationUniversity of Oregon
United States. Army
Harvard University. Graduate School of Business Administration
Harvard Law School
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Profession or occupationLegislators
Found inThe power to destroy, 1999: t.p. (William V. Roth, Jr.)
U.S. Gen. Acct. Office. Public assistance benefits vary widely from state to state, but generally exceed the poverty line, 1980: t.p. (Honorable William V. Roth, United States Senate)
LC data base, 1/23/84 (hdg.: Roth, William V., 1921- )
Cong. yellow bk., Fall 1998 (Roth, William V., Jr.; Sen.-Republican-Delaware; b. 07-22-1921; MBA, LLB, Harvard)
New York times, Dec. 15, 2003: obituaries (William V. Roth, Jr.; d. Dec. 13, 2003, New York, N.Y.)
Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, September 12, 2014 (Roth, William Victor, Jr., a Representative and a Senator from Delaware; born in Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., July 22, 1921; attended the public schools of Helena, Mont.; graduated, University of Oregon 1943; graduated, Harvard Business School 1947; graduated, Harvard Law School 1949; admitted to the California bar in 1950 and the Delaware bar in 1958; served in the United States Army 1943-1946; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and Ninety-first Congresses and served from January 3, 1967, until his resignation December 31, 1970; was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected in 1970 to the United States Senate for the term commencing January 3, 1971; subsequently appointed January 1, 1971, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of John J. Williams for the term ending January 3, 1971; reelected in 1976, 1982, 1988 and 1994 and served from January 1, 1971, to January 3, 2001; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2000; chairman, Committee on Governmental Affairs (One Hundred Fourth Congress [January 3, 1995-September 12, 1995]); Committee on Finance (One Hundred Fourth Congress through One Hundred Sixth Congress [September 12, 1995-January 3, 2001]); was a resident of Wilmington, Del, until his death on December 13, 2003)
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