Adlai Stevenson III

Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois from 1970 to 1981

Adlai Ewing Stevenson III (October 10, 1930 – September 6, 2021) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He represented the state of Illinois in the United States Senate from 1970 until 1981. His father was Governor Adlai Stevenson II and his grandfather was Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson.

Adlai Stevenson III
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United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
November 17, 1970 – January 2, 1981
Preceded byRalph Tyler Smith
Succeeded byAlan J. Dixon
Personal details
Born
Adlai Ewing Stevenson III

(1930-10-10)October 10, 1930
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedSeptember 6, 2021(2021-09-06) (aged 90)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Nancy Anderson (m. 1955)
Alma materHarvard University
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Marine Corps
RankCaptain

Stevenson III was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 10, 1930.[1] He went to Milton Academy in Massachusetts, Harrow School, in England, and Harvard College. Stevenson had one son with his wife Nancy Anderson.

Stevenson died from problems caused by Lewy body dementia at his home in Chicago on September 6, 2021, at age 90.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Adlai Stevenson III biography at politicalgraveyard.com
  2. O'Donnell, Maureen (2021-09-07). "Adlai Stevenson III, former U.S. senator, Illinois candidate for governor, dead at 90". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2021-09-07.
  3. McFadden, Robert D. (September 7, 2021). "Adlai E. Stevenson 3d, Ex-Senator and Scion of Formidable Political Family, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved September 7, 2021.

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