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About Strom Thurmond
Strom Thurmond was an American politician best known as the United States Senator from South Carolina from 1956 to 2003 both as a Democrat and a Republican. He unsuccessfully ran for U.S. President on the ticket of the States Rights Democratic Party in the 1948 United States Presidential Election.
He was married to his first wife, Jean Crouch from 1947 until her death in 1960. His second marriage was to Nancy Moore in 1968. The marriage produced four children and lasted until his death in 2003. After his death, it was revealed that he fathered a mixed-raced daughter Essie Mae Washington-Williams when he was 22.
He served in Congress until the age of 100.
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If I had been elected president in 1948, history would be vastly different. I believe we would have stemmed the growth of Big Government, which had begun with the New Deal and culminated with the Great Society.Strom Thurmond
Strom Thurmond's Popularity
Strom Thurmond was a famous American politician, who was born on December 5, 1902. As a person born on this date, Strom Thurmond is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (December 5) and the 4th most popular for the year (1902).
People born on December 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Strom Thurmond is the 312th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Strom Thurmond's birthday, Strom Thurmond is the 2759th most famous American.
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