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Albert, Carl Bert

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Born: 1908 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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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.

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