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Philip Hart

Personal data
Date of birthDecember 10, 1912
Place of birthBryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Date of deathDecember 26, 1976(age 64)
Place of deathWashington D.C.
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseJane "Janey" Hart
Alma materGeorgetown University
University of Michigan Law School
ProfessionAttorney
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1941-1946
RankLieutenant colonel
Unit4th Infantry Division
Battles/warsWorld War II
AwardsPurple Heart
In officeJanuary 3, 1959 - December 26, 1976
Succeeded byDonald W. Riegle, Jr.
Preceded byCharles E. Potter
49th Lieutenant Governor of Michigan
In officeJanuary 1, 1955 - January 1, 1959
GovernorG. Mennen Williams
Succeeded byJohn B. Swainson
Preceded byClarence A. Reid

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Philip Aloysius Hart (December 10, 1912 - December 26, 1976) was a Democratic United States Senator from Michigan from 1959 until 1976. He was nicknamed the Conscience of the Senate.


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