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Hubert H. Humphrey
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U.S. Vice President
    (May 27, 1911-January 13, 1978)
    Pharmacist
    Mayor of Minneapolis (1945-48)
    38th US Vice President (1965-69)
    US Democratic Senator from Minnesota (1949-65, 71-78)
    Democratic Whip in the Senate (1961-64)
    Democratic Presidential Candidate (1968)
    Died of cancer
    Although born and raised in South Dakota, he is associated with Minnesota.
    He lost in his first political run, Mayor of Minneapolis (1943).
    He was a fast talker, the Presidential candidate/Senator Barry Goldwater said Humphrey was vaccinated with a phonograph needle.
    He was a dead ringer for Bob Hope.
    His catch phrase was: 'I am pleased as punch!'
    His staunch fight for civil rights, caused the Democratic stonghold in the south to turn Republican.
    George Wallace during the 1968 presidential election said there wasn't 'a dime's worth of difference' between Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey.
    He strongly defended the Vietnam War.
    He lost his bid for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1972 and 1976.
    His middle name was Horatio.
    During the depression, he was forced to drop out of college to assist his father's business, he eventually returned and graduated.
    He graduated the University of Minnesota (1939).
    He graduated Capitol College of Pharmacy in Denver, Colorado (1933).
    He earned an M.A. in political science from Louisiana State University.
    His main issue was social welfare and civil rights.
    He was married for over 40 years to the same woman.
    There is an elementary school in Albuquerque, named in his honor.
    His agenda was 'Fair Employment Practices.'
    He was one of the leading proponents of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
    His nickname was 'The Happy Warrior.'
    While the 1968 Democratic Party convention was nominating him in Chicago, protests and riots ensued across the street. The news coverage was filled with Chicago police beating protestors.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 44 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 21 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 38 Votes: 55.26% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 167 Votes: 55.69% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 22 Votes: 59.09% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 48 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 48 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 45 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 78 Votes: 44.87% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 48 Votes: 35.42% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 155 Votes: 43.87% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 214 Votes: 48.13% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 574 Votes: 45.30% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 966 Votes: 46.79% Annoying
 
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