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Albert, Carl Bert

Born: 1908 AD
Died: 2000 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1908 – Born on the 10th of May in McAlester, Oklahoma.

1927 – He entered the University of Oklahoma, where he majored in political science.

1928 – He won the National Oratorical Championship.

1931 – He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and then studied at the University of Oxford under the Rhodes Scholarship.

1935 – He returned to the U.S. and practiced law in Oklahoma City.

1941 – He joined the United States Army Air Forces and earned a Bronze Star.

1947 – He was elected as Democrat representing the Oklahoma Congressional District 3.

1971 – He was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

       – He began the task of working with the Nixon Administration.

1974 – He was confronted with the issue of succession.

1977 – He decided to retire at the end of the 94th Congress in early January.

2000 – He died on the 4th of February in McAlester, Oklahoma.