Anderson, Wendell Richard
1933 - Born on February 1st in Saint Paul, Minnesota. American Olympic hockey player and Senator from Minnesota.
1956 - Served in the United States Army as an infantry officer.
- He represented the United States Olympic Games (hockey) at Cortina, Italy.
1959 - Was a member of the Minnesota house of representatives.
1960 - He graduated from the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Law School.
- He was admitted to the Minnesota bar and commenced practice in St. Paul.
1963 - Elected as a Senator from Minnesota.
1971 - Elected as the Governor of Minnesota.
1974 - A member of the Democratic National Committee’s Executive Committee.
1975 - Democratic National Convention Platform Committee chairman.
1976-1978 - Appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Walter F. Mondale.
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