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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
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityScots-Irish
Political partyDemocratic
SpousePauline LaFon Gore
Children2
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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