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Claude Denson Pepper

Pepper, Claude Denson, 1900–1989, U.S. Senator (1936–51) and Representative (1962–89), b. Dudleyville, Ala. He was admitted (1928) to the bar, practiced law in Florida, and held many state offices. Elected to the Senate as a Democrat, Pepper proved himself an ardent supporter of social-reform measures and a strong advocate of international cooperation and rights for the elderly. He was defeated in the 1950 Democratic primary for nomination to the U.S. Senate but was later elected to the House of Representatives.

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