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Hubert H. Humphrey (1911)close

Born in Wallace, South Dakota, Humphrey grew up in Doland, the son of a drugstore owner. In 1945, he was elected mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1948, he was a delegate to the 1948 Democratic national convention, and then was elected to the US Senate. In 1964, he was nominated for Vice President along with President Lyndon Johnson. In 1968, he ran for President against Richard Nixon and lost narrowly. Following this, he won election to the Senate again, and served in the Senate until his death of cancer.

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