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Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.

Born: May 16, 1931

Birthplace: Paris

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.

Date of Birth : May 16, 1931
Birth Place : Paris

Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr. is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut, and unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for President in 1980. Though a member of the Republican Party during his time in Congress, he later left the Republican Party and became one of the few independents to be elected as a state governor in the United States in recent years. Weicker was also a member of the Board of Directors of WWE for 15 years prior to stepping down in 2011.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Lowell Weicker, Jr.
  • Lowell P Weicker Jr
  • Lowell Weicker

Spouse


  • Claudia Weicker

Awards Won


  • Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award
  • Profile in Courage Award
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