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Lamar Alexander, R



Political Highlights: Republican nominee for governor, 1974; governor, 1979-87; Education secretary, 1991-93; sought Republican nomination for president, 1996; sought Republican nomination for president, 2000; U.S. Senate, 2003-21
Born: July 3, 1940; Maryville, Tenn.
Residence: Walland
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Honey Alexander; four children
Education: Vanderbilt U., B.A. 1962; New York U., J.D. 1965

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