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Albert Gore, Sr.

Personal data
Date of birthDecember 26, 1907
Place of birthGranville, Tennessee
Date of deathDecember 5, 1998(age 90)
Place of deathCarthage, Tennessee
Political partyDemocratic
SpousePauline LaFon Gore
In officeJanuary 3, 1953 - January 3, 1971
Succeeded byBill Brock
Preceded byKenneth D. McKellar
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee's 4th district
In officeJanuary 3, 1939 - January 3, 1953
Succeeded byJoe L. Evins
Preceded byJohn R. Mitchell

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Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Sr. (December 26, 1907 December 5, 1998) was an American politician, serving as a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party from Tennessee.

Gore and his wife Pauline LaFon Gore had two children: daughter Nancy LaFon Gore (born in 1938 and died of lung cancer in 1984) and a son Albert Gore Jr. in 1948. Al Gore Jr. would follow in his father's political footsteps in the Democratic Party representing Tennessee as a U.S. Representative and Senator, and later serving as Vice President.

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