Candidate Profile Mike Gravel
















Party

Democrat



Campaign Web Site




Gravel2008.us




Current Position

Candidate




Personal

Birthdate: May 13, 1930; Springfield, Mass. (Age: 77)

Education: Columbia University, B.S., 1956

Military: U.S. Army, 1951-54

Family: Married (Whitney Gravel); Two children (Martin and Lynne Gravel Mosier)

Hometown: Arlington County, Va.


Religion: Unitarian



Career Highlights

• Founder & President, Democracy Foundation and National Initiative for Democracy non-profit groups

• U.S. Senator from Alaska, 1969-81

• Alaska State Representative, 1962-66




Presidential Announcement Date

April 17, 2006



Books Authored


"Citizen Power," (1972)

"The Senator Gravel Edition: Pentagon Papers," (1972)


"Jobs and More Jobs," (1968)





















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