Howard Metzenbaum

American politician (1917-2008)

Howard Morton Metzenbaum (June 4, 1917 – March 12, 2008) was an American politician and businessman. For almost 20 years, he was a Democratic member of the U.S. Senate from Ohio in 1974 an from 1976 to 1995. He also served in the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate from 1943 to 1951.[1]

Howard Metzenbaum
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United States Senator
from Ohio
In office
December 29, 1976 – January 3, 1995
Preceded byRobert Taft, Jr.
Succeeded byMike DeWine
In office
January 4, 1974 – December 23, 1974
Appointed byJohn J. Gilligan
Preceded byWilliam B. Saxbe
Succeeded byJohn Glenn
Member of the Ohio Senate
In office
1947–1951
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
In office
1943–1947
Personal details
Born
Howard Morton Metzenbaum

(1917-06-04)June 4, 1917
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
DiedMarch 12, 2008(2008-03-12) (aged 90)
Aventura, Florida, U.S.
Resting placeMayfield Cemetery,
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Shirley Turoff

Metzenbaum died at his home in Aventura, Florida on March 12, 2008, aged 90.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kroll, John (December 4, 1994). "Howard's End: Metzenbaum was true to form through his last days in the Senate". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
  2. Howard M. Metzenbaum, Who Battled Big Business as Ohio Senator, Dies at 90

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