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Pauline LaFon Gore

Born: Oct 6, 1912

Death: Dec 15, 2004

Birthplace: Palmersville

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Pauline LaFon Gore

Date of Birth : Oct 6, 1912
Date of Death : Dec 15, 2004
Birth Place : Palmersville

Pauline LaFon Gore was the mother of former United States Vice President Al Gore and the wife of former US Senator Al Gore, Sr.. She is credited with playing a significant role in both of their careers with Al Gore saying "there will never be a better campaigner than Pauline LaFon Gore". Her advice was an important factor in his refusal to sign the "Southern Manifesto" opposing desegregation and his opposition to the Vietnam War which were critical issues in his bid for re-election as a Senator in 1970. She came from a poor family in small business to become one of the first female lawyers to graduate from Vanderbilt University and managed a Washington law firm in the 1970s.


  • Lawyer

Also known as

  • Pauline LaFon


  • Walter LaFon
  • Maude Gatlin


  • Albert Gore, Sr.


  • Al Gore
  • Nancy Gore
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